Chicago, IL asked in Family Law for Idaho

Q: can idaho css suspend a drivers license for arrears in child support even after the 5 yr statue of limitations has past?

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Kevin M Rogers
Kevin M Rogers
  • Boise, ID
  • Licensed in Idaho

A: Yes. Idaho has no statute of limitations for collecting child support. Suspending your DL is a Legislative creation. Chapter 12, Title 32. The limitation of 5 yrs. where did you get that? I have made a rather cursory check of the limitations of certain actions in Idaho, and unfortunately, I can not find any kind of limitation on the Department of Health & Welfare's right to suspend your Driver's License for non-payment of CS. Wouldn't you rather call the lawyer in charge of that function and ask him how much you'd need to pay for him to release his hold on your DL? Please let me know and I'll get you that information.

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