Q: Some individuals in the State of Ohio are incorporating in an attempt to avoid paying back child support. Is this legal?
The newly formed corporation now bills the employer and gets paid because the money goes to the corporation and not the individual. Child support is not aware of the new arrangement and thus the individual has been paid with no child support being deducted. Is this a legal way to avoid paying child support? And what about the tax implications on the employer since they are a willing party to this scheme?
A: Child support will still be owed, and the person can be found in contempt for non-payment, and the court can impose sanctions in that person. The person to whom it is owned should use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain a local attorney to file with the court seeking to have the person held in contempt for non-payment.
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