Child support is a complicated thing, and many child support programs are complicated, confusing, and often confusing to begin with.
For example, a child may be eligible for child support for one or both parents but will only receive one.
Or a child can be entitled to child support from both parents, but only one will get it.
Then there are child support orders, which are not just the money you owe your child, but also the right to make certain payments that the other person is legally obligated to make.
In Maine, if a child supports his or her parents in an amount greater than the child support they were previously owed, that person can be called upon to make payments, including child support.
However, it is important to understand that these payments aren’t just about your child.
They also affect your spouse and child.
If you and your spouse or child have been in a child support arrearage for some time, you should contact your local child support office to discuss a plan to resolve the issue.
The child support law in Maine does not specify when the arrears should be paid, but most judges, social workers, and child support caseworkers will be able to tell you if that’s the case.
Here are some of the most common child support issues that a child could face in Maine.
Child Support Orders The most common issue is child support payments that are due after the due date for a child’s support order.
These orders are typically given to people who are legally obligated but not paying child care.
These child support obligations are usually due to financial hardship and/or lack of financial means.
You should call the child’s local child maintenance office to find out if any of the following child support needs are due: payment for the child or his or she,