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Undistributed Child Support Collections

State officials and agencies often make headlines when awards are given for child support enforcement and collections.  While it is true that a portion of the money is paid to the rightful owners, there is a large amount of money that never reaches the families.  Undistributed child support collections occur when the state agency receives […]

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Regulating Private Child Support Collection Agencies

There are little arguments from child support collection agencies, both public and private, about their main goal being the collection of child support payments from noncustodial parents.  There may be a change on the horizon related to the authority of private child support agencies when enforcing child support laws and collection policies.  The distribution process […]

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Garnishing Veteran Benefits for Child Support

Veterans of the United States Armed Forces are people that should be celebrated and supported in an effort to show appreciation for their time-in-service.  Unfortunately, that is not the reality for our soldiers as they return home and must often fight many non-combat battles.  Homelessness, mental health issues and unemployment often plague veterans as they […]

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180 Days in Jail

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If you know someone who is incarcerated or if you are about to be incarcerated for at least 180 days or more, you can file to have your child support reduced or stopped during incarceration. PLEASE SHARE THIS VALUABLE INFO #TheChildSupportHustle

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ARE YOU A ‘DAD BY DEFAULT’

As the fight for child support and family court reform heat up in 2017, it is important that men with court ordered child support orders know, undoubtedly, that the order is valid.  More and more men across the United States have been contacting The Reform Child Support NOW! Movement with the issue concerning a failure […]

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The DOJ LETTER AND CHILD SUPPORT ENFORCEMENT

The United States Department of Justice of ‘The Department’ has recently released a detailed letter outlining the injustices that have been applied towards the economically less fortunate citizens of the United States.  According to Vanita Gupta, and Lisa Foster of the Civil Rights Division, and the Office for Access to Justice, respectively, the letter is […]

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CHILD SUPPORT AND THE COLA

The cost-of-living-adjustment or COLA has been a significant piece of the economic structure in the United States since 1913 when the Consumer Price Index (CPI) was introduced.   According to The Bureau of Labor Statistics (2014), the index is a measure of the average change over time in the prices paid by urban consumers for a […]

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CHILD SUPPORT COOPERATION AND PUBLIC BENEFITS

While it is somewhat clear that parents who are applying for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) benefits are required to cooperate with child support enforcement, it may not be as clear when applying for other public programs.  According to Paula Roberts of the Center for Law and Social Policy or CLASP (2005), one of […]

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VICTORY FOR A VICTIM OF PATERNITY FRAUD

For all who may be unfamiliar with Michigan native, Carnell Alexander, and his paternity fraud case, here is a recap.  Carnell became a victim of the child support system after an ex-girlfriend named him as the father of her child while applying for public assistance.  One of the mandates for women (some men) applying for […]

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BREAKING THE LAW DURING CHILD SUPPORT ARRESTS

  There are many people in the United States in support of incarcerating parents when they become delinquent on child support payments.  Of these many, some refuse to acknowledge that locking people away simply because cannot afford a child support debt, has long since been outlawed.  In fact, almost every state and the federal government […]

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