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Board Certified Family Law Specialist Matt Arnold answers the question: “What children’s expenses are covered by child support?”

When a court orders a parent to make child support payments, that parent must follow the court order. The payor could face penalties, including fines and jail time, for failure or refusal to pay child support in North Carolina.

Board Certified Family Law Specialist Matt Arnold answers the question: “How should I prepare if I intend to file for divorce in the near future?”

It is never advised to disobey a legally binding and enforceable order issued by a family court in North Carolina. Refusal or failure to follow the court order may cause you to be held in contempt of court.

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