Q: I’m I responsible for paying back pay for a child support case that was closed
A: Yes. Closing the case does not terminate the obligation, it only stops enforcement through child support recovery services.
A: In Georgia, child support obligations generally cease when a child support case is closed or when the child reaches the age of majority, but past due payments, or "back pay," typically still need to be paid. If a case was closed but there are still arrears (unpaid child support), you may still be responsible for those payments. The specifics would depend on the terms of the child support order and why the case was closed.
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