Pro Athletes Promoting Involved Fatherhood

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On Sunday, Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas made a series of clutch plays to help lead his squad to a crucial playoff victory over the Atlanta Hawks. After the game, however, it was Thomas’ two young sons who were the stars. During the postgame press conference, Jaden and James joined

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Child Support System Overemphasizes Collecting Payments

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Time and time again, the child support system’s overemphasis on collecting payments ends up punishing low-income fathers. Or in some cases, it punishes low-income men who aren’t fathers at all. The latest example comes from Iowa where Joe Vandusen, 45, is being asked to pay child support for a child

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Who Is Responsible For Child Support?

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Question: I recently had a child with a married woman who claimed she was separated. Since she is still legally married to another man, my name is not on the birth certificate. Legally, am I responsible for child support since I am not the father in the eyes of the

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