Child Support


Several States Offering Child Support Amnesty

Several States Offering Child Support Amnesty

In honor of child support awareness month, Oklahoma and New Mexico are offering amnesty to noncustodial parents behind on child support who have warrants for their arrest because of unpaid child support. The amnesty program offers a way for fathers burdened with huge amounts of child support debt to avoid jail time and get their lives back on track. During the month of August, fathers...

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5 Reasons To Support Men’s Rights

5 Reasons To Support Men’s Rights

There are many reasons to support Men’s Rights, but it becomes quickly apparent from looking at the state of rulings in family courts that reform is desperately needed. If you are unaware of the injustices men face when it comes to divorce and obtaining fair custody of their children, this quick video will hopefully demonstrate why change is necessary. Check out several shocking divorce facts...

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Happy Father’s Day

For divorced dads, Father’s Day can be tough, particularly if you can’t celebrate it with your kids. You are probably like most divorced dads — you’re trying to do the best you can in a flawed situation. You face many challenges in addition to the difficulties married dads face: You may have to deal with child support, custody arrangements, a biased court system or a strained...

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New Jersey Offering Child Support Amnesty Week

New Jersey Offering Child Support Amnesty Week

Here’s some good news for divorced dads living in New Jersey! If you are behind on child support payments and facing possible jail time, it’s Child Support Amnesty week! The week-long program allows parents who are behind on child support payments to go in to their local probation office and try to either make a payment, or come up with a payment plan that is...

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Marc Anthony’s Situation Teaches Us About Our Messed Up Court System

Marc Anthony’s Situation Teaches Us About Our Messed Up Court System

By Caroline Cordell Editor, MensRights.com Marc Anthony, the famous singer and actor, is back in court again fighting his ex-wife on the issue of child support. Right now, Marc Anthony pays a “paltry” $13,000 a month in child support to support his two children. But, apparently that’s not enough. His ex-wife, Dayanara Torres, is asking that this number be raised to $113,000 a month. That’s...

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Why You Must Avoid Informal Child Support Agreements

Many parties make “informal” agreements regarding child support, thereby veering from the written court order, but fail to file the new agreement with the court. While this may be a tempting option in order to avoid legal fees and the hassle of going through the court, the potential pitfalls and ramifications of such informal agreements are costly, and can lead to much higher legal fees...

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Child Support Facts and Fathers Rights

Child Support Facts and Fathers Rights

New child support facts show that $35.1 billion in child support was owed in 2009 with fathers representing only 17.8 percent of custodial parents. Of the 11.2 million custodial mothers, almost 55 percent were awarded child support. Yet of the less than 2.5 million custodial fathers in 2009, only 30.4 percent were awarded child support. That is significantly down from 2007 when 40.4 percent of...

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