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Can You Be Put in Jail for Not Paying Child Support?

March 17, 2020

When you have a child, you’re legally obligated to contribute to the support and welfare of that child, even if you’re not a custodial parent. When a noncustodial parent refuses to pay their child support obligations, the custodial parent can file an action to force payment—and if the other parent... View Article

How to Get Child Support from a Parent Who Is Incarcerated

December 3, 2019

A parent has a legal duty to support their child, according to Dept. of Revenue v. Jackson, 846 So. 2d 486, 492 (Fla. 2003), but questions arise when that parent is incarcerated. Unlike under- or unemployed parents who can support their children, an incarcerated parent is incapable of producing the... View Article

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