Should More Dads Ask For Child Support?

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Perhaps one of the biggest, and most costly, misconceptions about the divorce process is that fathers are not entitled to receive child support. This notion is rooted in the outdated assumption that persists in family court that the mother is the caregiver and the father is the family’s breadwinner.

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4 Child Support Issues Facing Divorced Dads

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There are numerous child support issues that cause persistent headaches for divorced dads. The fact is, the modern child support system is laced with errors and inefficiencies that do more to rip families apart than actually support them.

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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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5 Things To Know About Child Support Modifications

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By Ron Gore, Cordell & Cordell Divorce Attorney When and how to modify child support are questions that many parents find so confusing and daunting that they wind up doing nothing about their changed financial circumstances. That can be a big mistake, and can wind up costing you a lot of

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Could Meaningful Child Support Reform Be On The Horizon?

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The modern child support system is critically flawed in numerous ways. Outdated gender biases that continue to stack the deck against fathers still pervade the system. Repeatedly, we see instances of well-intentioned dads kicked in the gut by the system despite their wishes to do whatever they can to help

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Catching Thieves: Ensuring Employers Submit Child Support

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In most circumstances, a parent’s child support payments are automatically deducted from his or her paycheck through a wage garnishment or income withholding order. However, two stories recently emerged of an employer allegedly pocketing those payments rather than sending the money to the state child support collection unit. Unfortunately, this

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