APPEAL FROM THE HENDRICKS SUPERIOR COURT. The Honorable David H. Coleman, Judge. Cause No. 32D02-1302-JP-26.
ATTORNEY FOR APPELLANTS: BRUCE N. MUNSON, Bruce N. Munson, P.C., Muncie, Indiana.
ATTORNEY FOR APPELLEE: JESSICA S. LACY, Law Office of Jessica S. Lacy, Indianapolis, Indiana.
NAJAM, Judge. VAIDIK, C.J., and BROWN, J., concur.
STATEMENT OF THE CASE
Belinda Douglas (" Mother" ) and L.S. appeal the trial court's judgment on Mother's petition for adjudication of Neil Spicer's (" Father" ) child support arrearage. Mother and L.S. present a single issue for our review, namely, whether the trial court erred when it ordered Father to pay $6,600 in back child support.
FACTS AND PROCEDURAL HISTORY
Father and Mother were unmarried and living together when, on February 11,
1994, Mother gave birth to L.S. Father was listed as L.S.'s father on her birth certificate. Father and Mother shared expenses in providing a home for L.S. When L.S. was approximately four years old, Father moved out of the family home.
On December 31, 2004, Mother initiated a paternity action and filed a petition for child support. And on February 5, 2005, the trial court entered a provisional order for Father to pay Mother $200 per week in child support. On October 13, after both parties had failed to appear at a status hearing, the trial court ...