By Ronn Bisbee
Each missed payment of child support and spousal support is a judgment by operation of law. Fam.C. 291. Accordingly, a judicial determination of arrearages is not required in order for interest to begin accruing. Interest begins to accrue on the day each payment was due, but not paid. Under California law, interest accrues on all child support and spousal support arrearages at the rate of 10% per year. CCP 685.010
Serving Orange County, San Diego County, Riverside County, San Bernardino County, Los Angeles County, and Ventura County. We enforce California child support orders and spousal support orders anywhere in California, and in many cases, nationwide, under the the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act (UIFSA).