Douglas Child Support Unit v. Fisher


185 Wis. 2d 662, 517 N.W.2d 700 (WI Ct. App. 1994)


(1)  Trial court has discretion to give credit for child support payment directly to parent where if furthers a reasonable and just result.  (2)  Statute of limitations for independent action for child support arrears is 20 years after child attains majority  (3)  Prolonged silence alone does not invoke waiver defense   (4)  Defense of laches not available.

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