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Retroactive Child Support

Hi, my name is Ali Shah. I'm here with the Law Office of Bryan Fagan. Today, I'm going to talk to you guys about retroactive child support. People have a lot of questions as to when we file, how far back can Child Support go. And the statue actually makes this specific answer to that. Child Support can go back up to four years. And that calculation is usually done by the attorney general or your private attorney can do that calculation. It can be done based on gross income, or the net resources of an individual that's supposed to pay child support. And those numbers can be retrieved from tax returns, pay stubs, or bank statements. So the court considers four years preceding the date of the petition seeking support is reasonable and is in the best interest of the child. So remember that four years in retroactive child support when you're petitioning to get back child support. And be sure to visit our website at or read our blogs about child support. Thank you.