New Study Further Debunks Deadbeat Dad Myth

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The image of the deadbeat dad that skips child support payments, shuns his children and leaves a desperate single mom to fend for herself still looms large in society. However, a recent study published in the Journal of Marriage and Family provides even more evidence that the stereotype of a

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Walter Scott And The Problem With Child Support

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For the past several days, the shooting of Walter Scott by South Carolina police officer Michael Slager has dominated headlines. A video of the shooting shows Slager, who has been charged with murder, shooting  Scott eight times after he fled from his vehicle after being stopped. Like several other police

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Combating Threats Of Back Child Support

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Question: My wife and I have been separated since 2005 and I have always paid court-ordered child support. Since I started making a decent paycheck, my wife had decided to file for divorce. She is threatening me with back child support even though I have never missed a payment. What

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Modifying Child Support When Arrears Are Owed

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Question: I am trying to modify my current parenting time. Right now, because I only have 80 overnights, I owe my ex-wife child support. If I modify the plan to at least 110 overnights, she would have to start paying me child support. However, I owe more than $10,000 in

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DadsDivorce LIVE: Child Support In Indiana

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The flaws of the modern child-support system have been covered extensively on DadsDivorce.com. Now, many of those shortcomings have come to light in Indiana thanks to a series produced by WRTV-Indianapolis investigative reporter Kara Kenney. Ms. Kenney recently produced a series of stories examining the child-support system in Indiana. Initially, the

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