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Legal Information: North Carolina

Child Support

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Updated: 
April 23, 2021

How soon after I file can I get support?

The judge can issue a temporary support order after you file your petition while you are awaiting the hearing on child support.1 The date of the hearing may depend on many factors but could take between a few weeks and a few months to be scheduled.

1 NCGS § 50-13.5(d)(2)