By Simone SpenceOn February 1, 2019

What is #DeadbeatCulture ?

Word Count 563 #Deadbeatculture is a complex set of beliefs that emboldens and supports fathers who withhold child support payments from their children. It is a culture in a society where it is okay for a man to put his...

By Simone SpenceOn January 18, 2019

It’s Tax Time – Who Gets the Kids?

Word Count 737 It’s tax time. Grab your W2’s, your 1099’s, your child support orders and your divorce decrees and get that thing done. Who gets to claim the children on their taxes is a hot and many times a...

By Simone SpenceOn January 15, 2019

Joint Custody – the Child Support Avoidance Trojan Horse

Word Count 1112 In the first two self-help books that I wrote about child support collection, I inserted a page in the very beginning, advocating for all parents – custodial, non-custodial, child support-paying and child support-receiving- to act cooperatively and...

By Simone SpenceOn January 4, 2019

Can a Child Support Evader be Found?

Word Count 1327 A private detective also called an investigator, or private investigator (“P.I.”) is often used to deliver a summons or subpoena in a legal case or track down those who owe an unpaid debt. Those who specialize in...

By Simone SpenceOn December 15, 2018

The Right to Collect Unpaid Child Support

Word Count 1268 Many years ago, I was invited to someone’s home to hear about an investment opportunity. Initially, I thought the opportunity was intriguing and though I had a healthy dose of skepticism, I wanted to learn more. It...

By Simone SpenceOn November 27, 2018

Long Arm Statutes for Child Support Collection

Word Count 228 Most parents do not know about long-arm statutes, though if they did, it would eliminate a lot of the heartache that goes along with collecting across state lines. You may remember in a previous chapter that I...

By Simone SpenceOn November 14, 2018

The Terrifying Rise of The Father’s Rights Movement

Word Count 1,315 Early in December 2017 the Texas Attorney General’s Office held a private meeting with a group from the Texas Father’s Rights Movement (“FRM”) at the Capital B Room E1 012 from 9 am- 12pm. The meeting was...