- The parent who receives child support is under no obligation to keep an accounting of how the child support is paid.
- A parent who willfully refuses to pay child support can be subject to having their parental rights terminated.
- Parents are not legally obligated to pay anything more than the amount they are ordered to pay.
- Failure to pay child support is not grounds for denying an opposing parent visitation.
- Child support payments cannot be discharged in bankruptcy.
- The paying parent’s child support obligation could be reduced if he or she has another child whom he or she is obligated to support.
- The paying parent is not obligated to provide for children in his/her will.
- The paying parent child support obligation will end when the child/ren graduate from high school and does not extend throughout college.
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