Will "He" ever be made to pay the child support he owes?
Every time DCSE takes "him" to court there is a continuance. My daughter is now 15 years old and I am wondering if we will ever see any of the money he owes. The amount is currently over $20,000.00 that he owes. If I owed a hospital bill that kept compiling interest, I'm sure there would not be 13 years of the case being continued.
What does it take to get a dead beat parent to pay what they owe or be put in jail? I would like to think that we may get some of the money in time to help out with her college education, but the odds don't look good. I've had sole custody of my daughter since she was 3 years old. I told "him" he could see her when ever he wanted and at first he saw her every other weekend, occassionaly attending some of her games.
Then suddenly, it just stopped. He'd call and give some lame excuss. I've lost count of the number of years since he has saw her and spoke to her. He saw her in a store about 2 months ago and walked past her and did not speak to her. I was thankful that my daughter didn't notice because she was talking to someone. The biological father has made comments, even to the judge, that he has 3 other children to take care of.
My daughter is his first born biological child. The 3 children he claims, only one is biological and she is younger than my daughter (since she was conceived while I was still married to the jerk). Would filing a civil suit against him help anything? "He" has been trying to get on disability, or at least thats the story he keeps giving the court for the past year and a half.
He is capable of working, he is just to dang sorry to. Claims he has bad nerves and COPD. But he neglected to tell the court he smokes 2-3 packs of Marlboro's a day. Any advice would be appreciated. If I sound bitter, it's because I am! What does it take to get dead beat parents to help take care of the children they helped bring into existence???