can the child support office get away with this??
--- joe <j_vargo@...> wrote:
> can anyone shed some light on how to deal with asituation my brother was in this past year. he was
> summoned to courtover unpaid medical bills. these
> bills were not told to him before handso he could
> make payment arrangements per their custody order.one of these bills was an unpaid dentist bill.after
> the total costwas figured out with a "hand written"
> bill this and the other chargeswent into court and
> he was presented with 2 options. pay within 30days
> or go to jail. as he makes only minimum wage he wasjail. he found out afterwards she used a
> put in
> "hand written" bill because theoriginal showed an
> insurance payment of 1500 dollars which she didnot
> want known so his amount would include him payingwell. this ending up costing him over 600
> that as
> dollars more to get himselfout of jail. should the
> court get away with accepting her word anda
> handwritten bill??? can he recoup his money from herhow??? can the court be held liable for false
> arrest. he has contactedfrauds dept. at the court
> and the D.A. and hasnt heard back yet butseems to
> be getting a runaround. the original bill was 1 1/2ago. he was jailed in january of this year. ANY
> IDEAS??can be posted or sent to me
> p.s. this in erie county, PA
> p.s.s. any replies
>police contacted child support office
> more on this also;
> the state
> which said what she did wasperfectly legal even
> though their order states he is actuallycontributing to the cost of this insurance.this is
> the type of abusethat hurts us all. a "handwritten"
> bill that doesnt even prove their wasa dentist
> bill. her word instead of a check stub of what shepaid. how long are we going to tolerate this kind of
> abuse??non-custodial parent. this is getting
> pre-civil war coloreds werent treated a whole lot
> worse than a
> riduculous. i believe the judgewho put him in jail,
> the support office and even the police are justas
> responsible as the mother involved. any ideas onprosecute?
> ways to
> people we need to band together on this kind
> abuse and fraud to get the system where it shouldany help would be appreciated!!!
> be. PLEASE
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- If your brother did not rebut the bill, or contact the dentist for another copy, then the court presumes the amount in record to be correct. He can now sue her, maybe for fraud.