Parents generally care a massive amount about their kids. This great care typically doesn't diminish just because a parent wasn't granted primary custody of their children in a divorce. Thus, their children's well-being is something noncustodial parents generally hold in incredibly high importance. Consequently, most noncustodial parents work very hard to stay current with any child support obligations that are placed on them in relation to their kids.
Unfortunately, circumstances can sometimes result in a noncustodial parent experiencing struggles when it comes to making child support payments. When a noncustodial parent falls behind on their child support payments in the face of such struggles, they may feel very disheartened and like they are powerless to turn things around.
However, there are proactive steps that individuals that have fallen behind on child support can take to try to get back on track child-support-wise. Acting quickly when one has fallen behind on child support payments can be very important, as, generally, the longer a person is behind on child support, the greater their chances of facing serious legal and long-term financial consequences.
Our family law firm can provide legal guidance and help to parents here in Colorado who have fallen behind on a child support obligation. We can advise such parents on what proactive steps can be taken in response to such a situation and can work closely with such parents to help them try to find the right solution to help them get back on track when it comes to their child support payments.