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          Section 228 of Title 18, United States Code, makes it illegal for an individual to willfully fail to pay child support in certain circumstances.

 

          For one, an individual is subject to federal prosecution if he or she willfully fails to pay child support that has been ordered by a court for a child who lives in another state, or if the payment is past due for longer than 1 year or exceeds the amount of $5,000.  A violation of this law is a criminal misdemeanor, and convicted offender face fines and up to 6 months in prison (See 18 U.S.C. § 228(a)(1))....

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The Law Office Of Richard L Filiberto serves Putnam, Westchester and Dutchess Counties and the surrounding area. The practice is a personal family oriented practice with an emphasis on matters that unfortunately confront each of us from time to time.

 

When you encounter a legal issue, either by your choice or through no choice of your own, you are best off with expert guidance through the sometimes byzantine maze of legal protocol and processes. Experience allows us to move quickly and efficiently through the system. Let us help you.

 

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