COUNTY OF ORANGE v. SMITH, G026359
Where a father is voluntarily absent from his child's life for a period of 13 years, the defense of laches is not available as a defense to payment of child support arrearages.
- Decided 03/06/2002
- Published 03/06/2002
- California Court of Appeal
- For Appellant:
- Scott A. Smith in pro. per., for Appellant.
- For Appellees:
- Bill Lockyer, Attorney General, David P. Druliner, Chief Assistant Attorney General, Gary W. Schons, Assistant Attorney General, Mary Roth and Mary Tilton, Deputy Attorneys General, for Respondent.