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What has Child Support to do with my US Citizenship application?

One of the requirement to qualify for US Citizenship is to show Good Moral Character.   Payment of the applicant’s child support obligation shows, among other factors, that the person has or lacks good moral character. If the person has no proof that he/she has…

Q7. I do not need child support and I do not want it, can I waive child support?

A: No! Child Support is the property of the child and the parents cannot negotiate or waive child support. It is not the parent’s money, it is the child’s money. The court will protect the child’s interest and will not allow a parent to…

Q6. If I do not exercise my visitaion rights with the child, do I still have to pay child support?

A: Yes! child support is an obligation and is not contingent on seeing or caring for the child. Even if you do not visit with the child or the other parent interferes in your visitations with the child, you must pay child support. Yahima…