Should my ex still pay child support?

My ex-husband thinks just because I get SSI for our son. A whole 150 a month, that he shouldn’t have to pay his child support. My ex is also 21k behind in support as it is. Yes, my son is grown, but he will never be able to live on his own. Am I wrong for telling him that he still needs to pay the 300 a month in support?

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If the courts say he has to pay it then he has to pay it.

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Nope not wrong. Its
For ur kid.

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Is it still court ordered or what? He needs to pay what he is behind. But the rest is up to the courts.

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Yes, he should! Take him to court for child support. SSI of 150 a month isn’t enough to provide; no amount of money can ever replace any childs worth! People need to understand the consequences of laying down w/someone. :woman_facepalming::woman_shrugging:

Make that bastard pay what he owes to that child!!
That measly $150 per month is chump change compared to the expenses of a special needs child.

As long as a court order has legally been established, it doesn’t matter. He HAS to pay. If the child is over 18 it’ll be considered back pay. You can file for support the day before the child is 18 & he will still owe for everything as long as you elect to be compensated for back pay in your paperwork.
Research the state you live in & know what you’re entitled to.
More often that not, a family attorney will charge you a 1 time fee to let you know how to handle it, & if you file thru the state, you don’t need legal representation.
This is only my experience tho. I hope it helps.

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If it’s court ordered, then no you’re not wrong. If your son is old enough that he is aged out of legal child support (usually 18 or through college), then it gets complicated. Morally your ex should always help support his child, but if your son is old enough then your ex legally does not have to pay anything.

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Your SSI has zero to do with his responsibilities to provide for his child(ren). If there isn’t a court order, I would certainly get one.

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He still gotta pay, especially all that money he owes you

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He ABSOLUTELY should pay what is OWED to you!

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How is he not in jail when he owes that much support??

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He’s right…in being a jackass for even making you ask!

If he’s grown, why doesn’t the dad just pay it directly to the son?

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My son has heart lung and kidney defects and gets disability money and he got child support untill his “father” got fired for sexually harrasing the staff took them long enough his aunt managed the Wendy’s though so ugh!

Even if the “child” is an adult, a judge could still order child support in the case of a disabled child that will never not need care. The way this reads, he has some kind of order to pay support. Even if he didn’t, he’s a giant ass for thinking a measly $150 SSI extra a month is enough to support a fully grown person.

Make him pay. It’s for your child.

Take him to court over back pay. Asap

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He needs to be in jail for being that far behind.

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That is your son’s money that he is owed. SSI is not a part of the equation.

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