Common Questions

My ex stopped paying child support when he moved out of province

When a person who is supposed to pay maintenance support stops making those payments, they owe a debt to the person who is supposed to get the payments. The money owed is called arrears. There are two ways to collect arrears:

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Last reviewed December 2017
enforcement of support, child support, party living outside BC, interjurisdictional issues, Family Maintenance Enforcement Program (FMEP), arrears, maintenance payments