Can you suspend child support?

Can you suspend child support?

If you have a lawful reason for stopping child support payments, and you want to initiate the process, you can visit your nearest family court (or the one that issued your current child support order). Speak to the county clerk and request the appropriate paperwork to cease child support payments.

Is child support put on hold?

Part or all of a payment may be put on hold if the payment is made by check and is over $5,000. Another reason could be your child's other parent paid too much support so the overage amount is then held until your next payment date. Paying through a check may also result in a hold if previous checks have not cleared.

Can a non custodial parent get out of paying child support?

File a petition to terminate support. Most states will grant a non-custodial parent's petition to temporarily suspend child support if the parent has lost his or her job or has become disabled and is in the process of applying for disability benefits.

What is considered a hardship for child support?

FINANCIAL HARDSHIP Circumstances evidencing hardship include extraordinary health expenses for which the parent is financially responsible, and uninsured catastrophic losses; minimum basic living expenses of parent's natural or adopted children for whom the parent has the obligation to support from other marriages or