Asked in Child Support for Kentucky

Q: My 1st stimulus check was taken for back child support owed to my x who killed their self 2 years ago and child is 18

Where is the$1200.00 and how do I find out about it?

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Paul Ylvisaker
Paul Ylvisaker

A: The check was given to the person to whom you owe arrears, as will all future checks from the federal government until child support arrears are paid in full. You cannot hide from the debt. It will follow you until into social security, at a time when you may not be able work and long after the child is emancipated.

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Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
  • Louisville, KY
  • Licensed in Kentucky

A: Most likely went to your exes estate, as will all other checks due you until the debt is paid.

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