Child Support Doesn’t Stop During Unemployment

Question: I have had a verbal agreement with my ex-wife for the last eight years regarding child support. Because of the economy, I have been unemployed for several years. I just recently gained employment and started getting my life back together, but now my wife has filed a show cause


3 Concerning Facts About The ‘Deadbeat Dad’ Myth

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There are a number of stereotypes and misconceptions that drive the modern child-support system that have been covered extensively on, but perhaps none are as confounding as the myth of the deadbeat dad. The concept of the deadbeat dad originates from a CBS special report by Bill Moyers that


4 Problems With The Modern Child Support System


Ruth Graham recently wrote a feature for the Boston Globe shining a light on unfair child support payments and why the system is so flawed. Graham’s piece traces the history of the modern system and exposes how it is based on stereotypes and outdated notions and exposes why child support


Alimony, Child Support When Wife Earned More

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Question: I was out of work much of the time I was married to my wife and she always brought in more money than me. Her mother also helped support us throughout the marriage. Now that we are divorced, is she entitled to alimony or child support?


Most Popular Divorce Articles in 2013

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One of the many differences between and other men’s divorce websites are the amount of divorce articles, interviews, and videos added to our site daily. Each year, publishes hundreds of fresh, new pieces of content. While the divorce forum is still the most popular section of and


Temporarily Modifying Alimony If Furloughed From Job

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Question: I am a federal employee who pays alimony and is being temporarily furloughed from my job. My alimony calculation was based on my full salary, but my income will obviously be temporarily reduced due to furlough. Should I ask for a temporary modification of my alimony payments as a