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court-ordered support paid by one spouse to the other who has custody of the children after the parents are separated

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While one purpose of income taxation is to raise revenue for the government, principles of fairness and other values often lead to a narrower definition of income in calculating tax obligations than in determining child-support obligations.
A resident of the province of Ontario in Canada, Khodeir self-published two books critical of Canada's child-support guidelines: one in 2008 titled “Children with 2 homes” and one in 2009 titled “ultra vires;” then translated both books into French and launched a self-designed bilingual web site to promote the books; and “is probably one of the most knowledgeable people in Canada on [Canada's child-support guidelines],” said Gene C.
Smith's lawsuit seeks unspecified damages and back child-support payments, alleging county negligence violated his constitutional rights by wrongfully separating him from his daughter for more than a decade.
The child-support enforcement satellite office for Rock Island County officially opened on October 14.
And despite evidence suggesting that matters could be greatly if the federal government put pressure on the states to audit and improve their child-support systems, officials at the Department of Health and Human services told the Monthly they were reluctant to intervene and that the states should fix the problem on their own.
Now after a person gets a new job his or her name is automatically input into the National Directory of New Hires, a federal database that enables child-support recovery agencies to locate hiding parents and collect overdue funds.
Enforcement of child-support orders has become a major problem because of the conjunction of sharp increases in the numbers of out-of-wedlock births, legal separations, and divorces with the great mobility of the population.
Before 1975, child-support enforcement in this country was purely a private matter.
California's failure to improve the child-support system is directly affecting the lives of tens of thousands of children," said Connell.
A resident of the province of Ontario in Canada, Khodeir self-published two books critical of Canada's Child-Support Guidelines: one in 2008 titled "Children with 2 homes" and one in 2009 titled "ultra vires"; then translated both books to French and launched a self-designed bilingual web site to promote the books; and "is probably one of the most knowledgeable people in Canada on [Canada's] Guidelines," said Gene C.
DCFS did not contact the child-support department until 2001 to inquire about the father's location, records show.
8 billion in collections of delinquent child-support payments under a House-approved measure that slashes federal funds for enforcement, officials said Friday.
PALMDALE - A statewide change in approach is showing results at collecting child-support payments, Los Angeles County officials said.
Child-support payment collection should continue uninterrupted on current cases, but the layoffs probably will create a backlog on processing new cases and assisting the public, Trom said.
color) Lupe Lopez, director of the Santa Clarita Valley Service Center, demonstrates how to use one of the new touch-screen kiosks to find child-support information.