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I have a court registered private consent order to pay child support agreed to in court, I have paid regularly and without fail.

My Ex has switched from private collect to CSA collect and back again to private collect. I am unsure as to why she did this but in the time she went back to CSA, I re-instituted my NAPs of which I have a pile you can't jump over. (my NAPs will never run out in the period of child support)

In essence the CSA allowed my NAPs to be credited to the extent of 30% of monthly payments; no doubt this provoked my ex then to return to private collect.

It is now my intention to only pay her via private collect the amount I was paying her through CSA ie 70% of the court agreed amount as the CSA had acknowledged my NAPs.

My question is this: If as expected, my ex will want the 100% amount that was initially paid as private collect before I re-instituted my NAPs, can she take me back to court directly if I refuse to pay the 100% amount or does she have to go through CSA and claim I am a delinquent payer before she can be allowed to go to court. Or is it reasonable to expect that I am in the clear continuing to pay her the 70% amount.

I would like some direction in this regard if anyone could help.

I have had 8 years of vexatious litigation from this woman so I am a little burnt out and hesitant to return to the legal system.
satefutmm said
If as expected, my ex will want the 100% amount that was initially paid as private collect before I re-instituted my NAPs, can she take me back to court directly if I refuse to pay the 100% amount or does she have to go through CSA and claim I am a delinquent payer before she can be allowed to go to court, Or is it reasonable to expect that I am in the clear continuing to pay her the 70% amount.

If the CSA aren't being used for collection than they have no say in the matter and therefore the other parent would have to take the matter to court. If the other parent went to the CSA the CSA's role would be to then start collecting and that would be from the date that the request that the other parent applied for collection. The court could well consider payments deemed for the child as being acceptable. However, I'm unsure.
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