Most parents financially support their children, through child support or other means. Unfortunately, there are some parents who do not take their obligations seriously and fail to provide for their children. Despite media reports about “deadbeat dads”, both parents can be guilty of neglecting their financial responsibilities. If you find yourself in a situation where you are left as the sole supporter of your child or children, the attorneys of Spooner & Associates can help.
We find that the failure to provide support typically occurs in two situations: 1) when there is no court order requiring support or 2) the non-supporting parent is violating a court’s order of support (a divorce order or other support order).