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Know Your Rights Regarding Child Support Violations

Last updated on March 8, 2022

New York takes child support violations very seriously. The New York Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance has an entire division dedicated to child support enforcement that assists parents who are not receiving the payments that were ordered by the court. If the parent who has been ordered to pay does not do so, he or she can face serious consequences, including driver’s license suspension and the denial of a passport.

The process for having a child support order enforced can be quite complex for people who are not familiar with it. Having a reputable attorney with experience in the enforcement of child support orders can help to ensure that the process goes smoothly and that you receive the payments you need to care for your child.

When Noncustodial Parents Fail To Pay Child Support

When the court issues a child support order, it is expected that the parent ordered to pay will comply. Any failure to do so can put the custodial parent in an extremely difficult financial situation and deprive the children of the services and activities that the support payments were intended to cover.

If you are in a situation where you are not receiving the child support payments the court ordered, you should seek the advice of a qualified child support violations attorney. You can petition the court to force the other parent to fulfill his or her child support obligations. The process for enforcing a child support order can be quite complex for people who have never been through it before, and having a good lawyer representing you from the start can help to ensure a favorable outcome.

If you are the parent who has been ordered to pay child support and you are no longer able to afford it due to job loss or some other extraordinary circumstance, you may be able to seek a modification of the order. In these situations, it is important to take action as soon as you are no longer able to make the payments because modifications are not retroactive and only take effect once they are approved by the court.

New York Child Support Enforcement Attorney

At DeRoberts Law Firm, people on all sides of these cases turn to us for sound advice and effective representation. The firm has helped countless clients to secure the results they need. Attorney Jeffrey DeRoberts has a complete understanding of the law in these matters, and he uses proven strategies to protect his clients’ interests.

The firm’s legal team fully understands the frustration and anxiety that comes with disputes over child custody payments. Mr. DeRoberts is well-respected for his hands-on approach and his commitment to client service. You can rely on him to be there with you at every step in the process and to see your case through to its conclusion.

Discuss Your Case With A Respected Child Support Lawyer

Child support violations are taken extremely seriously by the New York courts. Whether you need help pursuing the payment of missing payments or you need to seek a modification because your circumstances have changed, DeRoberts Law Firm is ready to help you. Call 315-479-6445 or send an email for a free initial consultation.