Family Law Legal Topics

Child Support Payments: Another Casualty of High Unemployment

According to the Huffington Post, non-custodial parents owe $19.2 billion in delinquent child support payments in California. At least part of the reason for these incredibly high arrears is the unemployment situation. Child support payments that are set when the parent has a good-paying job are left unpaid once that parent is laid off. The question many financially struggling parents are wondering is: How do I get my child support payments recalculated?