Child support
In family law and public policy, child support (or child maintenance) is an ongoing, periodic payment made by a parent for the financial benefit of a child following the end of a marriage or other rel...
Shocking Facts On The Child Support System Exposed By Breakthrough Study
Divorce Corp Director, Joseph Sorge, interviews renowned economist and lead author of a breakthrough study on the costs of raising a child, Professor William...
Deadbeat parent
Deadbeat parent is a pejorative term referring to parents of any gender who do not fulfill their parental responsibilities, especially when they evade court-ordered child support obligations. The gend...
Child support by country
This article includes information about the child support policies of several countries.
In Australia the Child Support Agency (Australia) calculates child support based on the income of each pare...
Fathers' rights movement
The fathers' rights movement is a movement whose members are primarily interested in issues related to family law, including child custody and child support that affect fathers and their children. Man...
Dubay v. Wells
Matt Dubay child support case was a legal case between Matt Dubay and his ex-girlfriend, both of Saginaw Township, Michigan. The case was dubbed "Roe v. Wade for Men" by the National Center for Men. ...
Child support in Israel
The laws governing child support in Israel are based on the parent's religion. The father is always absolutely responsible for child support, "Mezonot", and Israeli women are exempt from paying child...
Income shares
An income shares formula is used by many states to establish the child support amount of each child rather than what it actually costs to raise a child. Income shares tables calculating child support ...
Hague Convention on the International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of Family Maintenanc...
The Hague Convention on the International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of Family Maintenance is a multilateral treaty governing the enforcement of judicial decisions regarding child supp...
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New Hire Registry
The New Hire Registry is a program established in the United States pursuant to the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act (PRWORA) of 1996, 42 U.S.C. 653a, which requi...
Parents' rights movement
The Parents' rights movement is a civil rights movement whose members are primarily interested in issues affecting fathers, mothers and children related to family law, including child custody. Parents...
Husband-selling
Husband-selling was the historical practice of a wife selling a husband, generally to a new wife, of a slave-master or master's estate selling the husband in an enslaved family, generally to a new sla...
Parental alienation syndrome
Parental alienation syndrome (abbreviated as PAS) is a term coined by Richard A. Gardner in the early 1980s to refer to what he describes as a disorder in which a child, on an ongoing basis, belittles...
Alimony
Alimony (also called aliment (Scotland), maintenance (England, Northern Ireland, Wales, Canada), spousal support (U.S., Canada) and spousal maintenance (Australia)) is a legal obligation on a person t...
Paternity fraud
Paternity fraud occurs when a mother names a man to be the biological father of a child, when she knows or suspects that he is not the biological father. Paternity fraud is a criminal offence in the ...
Child Support (New Zealand)
Child Support in New Zealand is regulated by the Child Support Act 1991 and is managed by the Child Support unit of Inland Revenue.
There are 3 methods for calculating the level of child support a...
Child Maintenance and Enforcement Division
The Child Maintenance and Enforcement Division (CMED), part of the Northern Ireland Department for Social Development, ensures that parents not living with their children continue to give them financi...
Keeping Children and Families Safe Act
Keeping Children and Families Safe Act (2003) was an American federal legislation reauthorizing the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act, the Adoption Opportunities Act, the Abandoned Infants Assi...
Uniform Interstate Family Support Act
The Uniform Interstate Family Support Act (UIFSA) is one of the uniform acts drafted by the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws in the United States. First developed in 1992 the...
Paternity testing
Parental testing is the use of genetic fingerprinting to determine whether two individuals have a biological parent–child relationship. A paternity test establishes genetic proof whether a man is the ...
Aliment
Aliment, in Scots law and in other civil systems, is the sum paid or allowance given in respect of the reciprocal obligation of parents and children, husband and wife, grandparents and grandchildren, ...
Connecticut Commission for Child Support Guidelines
The Connecticut Child Support Guidelines are published by the Connecticut Commission for Child Support Guidelines pursuant to Connecticut General Statute 46b-215a. The Commission is required to meet ...
Tax refund interception
A tax refund interception is the act of an agency responsible for sending tax refunds using all or part of a refund to fulfill an obligation of the taxpayer rather than sending the money to the taxpay...
Child Support Agency
The Child Support Agency (CSA) is a delivery arm of the Department for Work and Pensions (Child Maintenance Group) in Great Britain and the Department for Social Development in Northern Ireland. Laun...
Family Law
Family law (also called matrimonial law) is an area of the law that deals with family matters and domestic relations, including:This list is not exhaustive and varies depending on jurisdiction. In man...
Best interests
Best interests or best interests of the child is the doctrine used by most courts to determine a wide range of issues relating to the well-being of children. The most important of these issues concern...
Colonial American bastardy laws
Colonial America bastardy laws refer to laws, statutes, or other legal precedents set forth by the colonies in North America. This page focuses on the rules pertaining to bastardy that became law in t...
Hermesmann v. Seyer
Hermesmann v. Seyer (State ex rel. Hermesmann v. Seyer 847 P.2d 1273 (Kan. 1993)) was a precedent-setting Kansas, United States case in which Colleen Hermesmann successfully argued that a woman is ent...
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