Q: I got behind on child support because I was in jail and also missed the court date for it because I didn't know about it
If I pay the child support office as much as I can to show I'm trying to get caught up, will I still go to jail for being in contempt of court? And if I can somehow pay the whole amount I'm behind could I still go to jail for missing court?
A: Get your documentation of incarceration together to show the judge on your court date. Pay as much as you can on the arrearage prior to the court date and you probably will not be incarcerated.
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