deadbeat


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someone who fails to meet a financial obligation

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In this article, the presented n + 2 order design for the deadbeat controller is based on the continuous object ztransfer function.
Deadbeat stars Tyler Labine as a pot-smoking slacker named Kevin who also happens to be psychic.
The Deadbeat Echoes play St George's Hall on August 26.
Be sure to notify the deadbeat that you will be doing this.
Despite all your precautions, a deadbeat will inevitably slip through on occasion; but even then, you have options for extracting payment.
Rich Knighten, chief deputy US marshal in Louisville, Kentucky, said: "He's the world's worst deadbeat dad.
WHEN deadbeat Dane Peter Lovenkrands said he was hoping for 'another great season at Ibrox and a contract extension' the Rangers faithful must have been fuming.
It turned out that, while those agencies had gotten much better at collecting child support firm deadbeat parents--through payroll deductions, seizures of 'tax refunds, and other methods adopted during the late 1990s--they weren't very good at getting that money in those for whom it was intended.
And when so-called deadbeat dads are labeled irresponsible, it mirrors the anti-abortionists' stereotype of women who want abortions as irresponsible sluts.
Some of this money is being used for things like tracking down deadbeat dads and making them pay child support--a laudable goal few would quibble with.
In today's business environment, business owners and bill collectors can't threaten deadbeat clients with concrete galoshes if they don't pay their past-due bills.
Family practitioners occasionally run into the deadbeat parent who simply refuses to obey the order directing payment of support.
In May 1998 the Montana Revenue Department began publicizing the names of the state's worst deadbeat taxpayers, in hopes of clearing 5 percent of those listed.
All About My Mother, which opens in New York and Los Angeles on November 19, is the story of Manuela (Cecilia Roth), a thirty-something mother--and organ-transplant counselor--in Madrid whose life comes to a screeching halt when her beloved teenage son, an aspiring writer desperate to know his deadbeat dad's identity, is killed in an automobile accident as she looks on.
Her prey consists of deadbeat dads who skip out on their families and renege on their child support payments.
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