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#774001 - 10/13/17 05:22 PM NC Child Support
Pirate17 Offline
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Registered: 10/13/17
Posts: 1
I am not married to the father of my children, but we do live together.
I'm not worried about him trying to get custody or suing in any way. He is a good father, but we do need to separate. I have already exhausted years into trying to keep this relationship together, so I am not asking for advice on how to stay together.

What I am asking about is this:
I am a graduate student and do not hold a job. The lease on our home ends in March. How far in advance do I need to file for child support? I have read that it can take some time to get child support and do not want to wait until March to file in case it takes a few months. I also do not want to file too early and it be denied since I still live with him.
I know nothing about child support.
Any help is appreciated.

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#774006 - 10/16/17 04:22 AM Re: NC Child Support [Re: Pirate17]
MinnesotaMom Offline

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Registered: 01/05/11
Posts: 770
You can't really file until you don't live together anymore, but the courts make it retroactive to the date you file. Is he on the birth certificate?

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