DadsDivorce Live: Child Support Harsh On Poor Parents

For years, the Federal Government has overemphasized collecting child support payments and that has led to a system that is unduly harsh on low-income and incarcerated parents. 

Many parents too easily fall into an unending cycle of debt, which creates a system of modern-day debtors’ prisons.

City University of New York law professor Ann Cammett joins DadsDivorce Live to detail why the system’s inability to distinguish between parents who are poor and unwilling to pay from those who are unwilling to pay is a critical flaw that is harming families.

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Shawn Garrison is an Online Editor for Lexicon, focusing on subjects related to the legal services of customers, Cordell & Cordell and Cordell & Cordell UK. He has written countless pieces dealing with the unique child custody and divorce issues that men and fathers face. Through his work on,, and, Mr. Garrison has become an authority on the complexities of the legal experience and was a content creator for the YouTube series “Dad’s Divorce Live” and additional videos on both the Dad’s Divorce and Cordell & Cordell YouTube channels. Mr. Garrison has managed the sites of these customers, and fostered the creation of several of their features, including the Cordell & Cordell attorney and office pages, the Dad’s Divorce Newsletter, and the Cordell & Cordell newsletter.

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