child support

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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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On March 3, 2015, DCSE filed new child support petitions in the JDR court on behalf of DHS, seeking support from both appellants for the period that their son was in foster care.
Dumais also said she will introduce legislation to deal with the "multi-family" situation in which a parent owes child support from one relationship but also has a financial obligation to a child in a subsequent relationship not covered in the child-support order.
Basic child support, when calculated properly is presumed to meet all the child's basic needs.
In legal documents obtained by ( TMZ , the "Fury" star states he loaned Jolie $8 million to buy the home she currently resides in and additionally gave her more than $1.3 million in child support.
The papers state their current arrangements are informal but she wants to set up a child support order.
To file a court order to get a father to pay child support, the mother needs information about the father's assets and monthly income.
"People say when you come into child support that you either hate it and get the heck out, or you're hooked.
Lynne Haney, a sociology professor at New York University who has published a study of child support and incarceration, interviewed inmates in California, Florida and New York.
In a new report, the cross-party group of MPs urged ministers to tackle prolonged underpayment by some absent parents as well as "shameless selfemployed" parents who exploit a legal loophole that allows them to avoid paying the right amount of child support to their families.
America's child support agencies possess a treasure trove of historical data on the cases they manage.
The agency plans to employ the new tool beginning this fall against parents who haven't paid child support for at least six months.
In the recent past, the general practice in Alberta for many parties to a child support application was to simply exchange financial information between themselves and their lawyers.
For a detailed explanation and analysis of Tennessee child support and divorce law, visit website for the Miles Mason Family Law Group, PLC.
The committee voted the bill down after some lawmakers said they were concerned Idaho would be forced to comply with Sharia law on child support.
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