Idaho Passes Child Support Measure After All

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You may remember the post we had about the Hague agreement and how Idaho may stop that treaty in its tracks. The agreement was to standardize how child support was handled for people in foreign countries. Critics were afraid that people in foreign countries might override the rights of Idahoans.

After a special legislative session that lasted 11 hours, Idaho passed the resolution to accept the agreement. They were under pressure from the federal government to comply or risk losing funding, which raised the hackles of some lawmakers. However, others stood up and said that after reading the agreement there is nothing there that is worth fighting over. Supporters say that Idaho will be able to reject child support orders from foreign countries that don’t follow due process.

This is an excellent development in the fight for child support. Sometimes people do go to foreign countries to try dodging their responsibilities. This new agreement will give them very few places to hide once it is fully ratified and implemented.

Are you in a child support fight with your ex? Make sure you have the legal help you need. If you live in Washington State, call Elise Buie Family Law Group, PLLC to learn how we can help you in your battle. Don’t let deadbeats get away with not paying their obligations.

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