Q: Can my child's mother have what I owe in back child support erased? Our son is 21 and lives on his own.
I owe my child's mother back child support. I was paying her for years through Western Union and she wasn't reporting it. I was able to get that taken off what I owe because I was able to produce proof of the payments. Fast forward a few years, and she said she is willing to have the balance forgiven. Can she do this?
A: In many States the custodial person can sign an affidavit stating they have received the money and there isn't anymore due; however, it will depend on whether there is any money due the State for medicaid recovery, etc. You can check the State's child support website for more information.
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