In Alred v. State ex rel. Hill, 603 So. 2d 1082, 1083 (Ala. Civ. App. 1992) the court ordered the father to pay his monthly child-support obligation to the court. Alred, 603 So. 2d 1082.
He did not do that, but paid it directly to the mother. Id. The father sought a credit for payments made to the mother. Id.
The trial court allowed the father a credit for the payments he could prove. Id. This court affirmed the trial court. Id. at 1083.