After father was approved for Social Security disability benefits following child support order, and both he and the children received lump sum payments for the period retroactive to the date father became eligible for benefits, as well as future monthly disability benefits payments, father was entitled to credit on child support arrearages that had accrued as of date of disability, but was not entitled to a credit on arrearages that existed before the disability.
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