Pay your child support. You owe it; so pay it. I know that you have your “reasons” and I know that some of you thrive while wallowing on your victim-hood in the courts. “But your honor, I want an accounting of how my money is being spent”. “But your honor, she is living off of…Details
What Does Child Support Enforcement Have to Do with Supporting Women and taking a stand against Sexism, and Double-Standards? EVERYTHING.
I am pro child support enforcement in a very serious way, not just when it’s convenient to be or when the non-custodial parent is egregiously in the arrears. I am the one who shakes her head when the city bus rolls by with the advertisement from the local CSE agency on the side. On the…Details
There are many parents who say that “they have tried everything” to locate their deadbeat or that the CSE agency “can’t find him” and so there is nothing that anybody can do to help them. To the person with an average understanding of how the child support system works, that may seem to be true.…Details
The trend right now is to give poor fathers a break on their child support payments. If a dad has fallen on hard times because he lost his job, was downsized, did a stint in the slammer or any other reason, he should be given a break. A group of presumably smart people actually put…Details
I’ve been trying to stay out of the most recent child support debate. Recently, a man was killed by a police officer after he took off running following a traffic stop. He had a warrant for unpaid child support and some are saying that is the reason that he ran – because he didn’t want…Details
Motions for contempt rarely work the way that they are supposed to. In a parent-collecting-child support utopia, a deadbeat would be brought in to court and compelled to pay the full amount of past due child support or face jail time. Sure, most custodial parents might forgive the first time and maybe the second but…Details