Definitions for "obligated"
owing gratitude or recognition to another for help or favors etc. Opposite of unobligated.
caused by law or conscience to follow a certain course; "felt obligated to repay the kindness"; "was obligated to pay off the student loan"
A term meaning that a non-custodial parent (NCP) is required to meet the financial terms of a court or administrative order.
Keywords:  moral, someone, legal
under a moral obligation to someone.
under a legal obligation to someone.