Q: Can i do something about my parents arrears?
I'm 29. Never lived with either of my parents, basically. They are taking money out of my mom's unemployment and from her last two employers. She signed his off years ago and he was SUPPOSED to do the same when he got out of jail but didn't. Is there a way i can receive that money being I've been on my own since 13. Ive even been homeless twice and neither of them helped. Well, my mom did when she could or if I asked I never tell her when im not doing good but my dad doesnt give a crap... About me or my 5 brothers and sisters lol (different mommas) if i can't receive it myself, can yall stop taking money from my momma and adding on..?
A: If the child support is just to pay the state back for your medicaid premium for 18 years, then no, you can't stop it or get it.
If the child support goes to your Dad for arrears, then no you can't stop it or get it. If the child support goes to your Dad for ongoing child support, then your mother can hire a lawyer to stop it.
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