Prairieville, LA asked in Child Support for Louisiana

Q: My husband had a child in 2003 he is on the birth certificate, but the child does not carry his last name.

The mother moved to Hawaii without notice, remarried, and now after 12 years is divorced. She tried to have the child adopted by her then husband and never notified my husband. The child has no clue my husband is his father. Without ever being notified she filed for child support in 2005 in Texas while she lived in Mississippi. He was never sever nor did he appear and they set child support. Since her divorce she now has found our address and we were mailed a notice from the attorney generals office with a wage garnishment arrears of $76,000, and monthly child support of $555. Is there anything that we can do?

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Ellen Cronin Badeaux

Answered
  • Covington, LA
  • Licensed in Louisiana

A: Yes you can hire an attorney who can challenge the arrears and get a hearing on the ongoing.

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