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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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Child Support Enforcement Violates Equal Protections  

With the current financial situation of the United States, which includes the bank bailouts and the recession, the wealth gap between citizens is increasing at a fast pace.  Many contend that the middle class will be obsolete in the upcoming years. Unfortunately, the less money one may have can directly impact the amount of debt […]

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Interest on Late Child Support Payments

Most people are aware that when we sign a contract for credit, we are in agreement to the terms and conditions related to that contract.  We know that we are responsible for all costs associated with that contract such as interest and late fee penalties when the contract is not honored.  But how many know […]

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States Triple Dip In The Name of Child Support

When the United States government passed reform to the child support and the Aid for Dependent Children (AFDC) systems, the objective was supposedly to end welfare as we knew it in the nation.  When this dramatic change was implemented in the AFDC program, block grants were awarded to the states in order to provide for […]

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