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Unmarried Parents and Paternity Rescission

Recently news outlets are headlining more instances of men owing child support and child support arrears for children that they did not biologically father.  These situations are not unusual but due to social media, there seems to be more attention focused on this seemingly unjust action against these alleged fathers.  There are several reasons that […]

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Child Support and Credit Scores

As penalties and punishments for nonpayment of child support becomes more commonly known, it is important to discuss credit scores as they relate to child support delinquencies. The government can and will do everything in its power to discredit a person in regards to collecting child support from parents. This includes posting most wanted billboards […]

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The Deadbeat Parents Punishments Act

In an effort to combat alleged abuses to the welfare system, the U.S. government launched a welfare recovery system.  The system, known today as the Child Support Enforcement Agency, was revamped in 1998 courtesy of former President Bill Clinton.  According to CNN.com (1998), the Deadbeat Parents Punishment Act entails felony punishment for a parent who […]

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Prison Sentences for Unpaid Child Support

As research leads the path to discovery of new information, certain old information will always remain fresh.  The brain has a distinct way of sorting through what one feels in unforgettable information and data that is easily forgotten.  Prison sentencing for parents convicted of ‘willful’ failure to pay child support is one that remains both […]

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Waiving Child Support Arrears is Mission Impossible

There are currently 29 states that have official child support debt compromise programs as part of their child support programs.  There are other states that claim that they decide on debt compromise based on individual cases and situations. Although these programs could offer some sense of relief to parents that owe large amounts of arrears, […]

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The New Texas Child Support Law  

The charges against Houston father, Clifford Hall, are quite disturbing especially when accompanied with the fact that was that he actually spent time behind bars.  Mr. Hall became a trending topic last year when headlines screamed about a father in jail for spending too much time and paying too much child support to his son. […]

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Civil Servants Ruling on Child Support Issues

The state of Ohio, along with every other state, mandates certain criteria be met before permanently assigned arrears can be waived.  According to the Ohio Department Job and Family Services or ODJFS, the director or administrator of the child support enforcement agency (CSEA) may elect to accept a request or compromise permanently assigned arrears.  Problems […]

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Paying Child Support Arrears for Adults

Most people know someone with a child support horror story.  The seemingly never-ending payments, license suspensions and jail are but a few headaches parents may face when dealing with child support enforcement.  But there is a silver lining and a glimmer of hope that one day, at least 18 years into the future, child support […]

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Fees Associated with Child Support Payments  

States do not force parents to pay certain fees when the family is receiving public assistance directly but there is always some type of fees associated with the child support system.  According to the Fiscal Management Extranet or FMX based in Texas, courts are authorized to charge a fee to cover any court-ordered attorney fees. […]

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Paying Child Support for a Deceased Child

One of the most difficult challenges that a parent may be forced to endure is the death of a child.  But what about the parent traumatized by being forced to pay child support debt for a deceased child?  Because the federal government does not establish specific guidelines in relation to termination of the child support […]

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