There is a difference between a parent who doesn't pay their child support obligations and a parent who has yet to be ordered to pay for child support. In cases where a paying parent is issued a retroactive child support order, they are required to pay support for a specific period of time before child support is officially granted.
Child Custody, Visitation, and Support Enforcement
If your ex is not upholding his or her end of the court order in your divorce, it can be detrimental in more ways than one. Court orders for spousal support, child support, and child custody are often the first to be dismissed after a change of circumstances in an ex's life. This is also the unfortunate result if an ex-spouse is angry, jealous, or otherwise acting out of emotion. Depending on the cause of the disruption, you can pursue avenues to get things back on track or choose to hold them in contempt of court.
There are numerous issue that must be resolved when a couple decides to get divorced. Figuring out child custodyarrangements and spousal support can take months, and even years in some cases. When it comes to dividing your marital home, there are issues that need to be decided quickly before the divorce can be finalized. In this blog, we explain what a temporary order is and how it can be used to resolve disputes between you and your spouse.