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Child Support Case Study: Jailing Dads Who Can’t Pay

Child Support Case Study: Jailing Dads Who Can’t Pay

One of the more visible issues challenging father’s rights is that most men who are behind on child support are not unwilling to pay; they are unable to pay. And yet courts across the country continue to jail fathers for their inability to pay. The article “Child Support: The ‘Deadbeat Dad’ Predicament” examined the issue of jailing “deadbeat dads,” but this article looks at a...

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Child Support: The “Deadbeat Dad” Predicament

Child Support: The “Deadbeat Dad” Predicament

With the unemployment rate at 8.5 percent nationally, and the underemployment rate fluctuating around the 19 percent mark, divorced dads who fit into either of these categories are still being hauled off to jail in handcuffs for failure to pay child support. The issue with jailing so-called “deadbeat dads” is more often than not Dad is not a criminal; he is just broke. The Sixth...

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Top 10 Fathers Rights Facts

Some of the most popular articles on MensRights.com deal with the facts and figures of discrimination against men and fathers that are so often overlooked by society and mainstream media. This list of fathers rights facts is provided by the Father’s Rights Council of Georgia, an organization dedicated to helping fathers learn their rights, use their rights, and build productive unhindered relationships with their children.


A Former Child Support Prosecutor’s View On Enforcement

A Former Child Support Prosecutor’s View On Enforcement

After establishing, enforcing, and collecting child support orders for several years before joining Cordell & Cordell, I have gotten to know the ins and outs of the child support system very well. I have also heard probably every excuse under the sun for not paying or not wanting to pay child support, and the stark reality is the vast majority of men do not receive...

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Common Child Support Mistakes

Many parties fall into situations over time when circumstances have changed since the last child support order. Agreeing to pay for certain other expenses in lieu of direct child support payments and paying child support obligations in advance are two common mistakes men make in divorce.



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