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Retroactive child support award is mandatory (access required)

The trial court erred by not awarding retroactive child support because the applicable statute requires that child support liability be calculated from the date the proceeding commenced. Wife challenges the effective date of the court’s child support order. “[T]he trial court ordered that child support would be effective March 1, 2018. This it was not permitted to ...