Yes, it can be. Child support being a priority and a social policy objective of this country, a lien or other amount(s) owed for child support can be taken out of any payment(s) due you, other than certain protected retiirement payments (e.g. social security). Any settlement from a personal injury case is something that can be reached to pay your child support arrears.
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