Recent Posts in custodial parent Category

  • The Dangers of Parental Alienation

    || 23-Jan-2015

    Parental Alienation is a newer concept for the courts. While many people claim alienation is taking place by one parent against the other, many times this is not the case. When alienation is really occurring it is a traumatic event in both the lives of the parent who is being alienated as well as the children. Both Mothers and Fathers are equally responsible for the acts associated with ...
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  • Relocation of Children

    || 15-Jan-2015

    Many people come to my office to discuss relocating with their child out of state and away from the child's non-custodial parent. While this can be difficult it is not impossible to do. The law essentially states that you cannot relocate with a child away from the non-custodial parent when that relocation will interfere with the non-custodial parent's access to the child. This interference ...
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  • Child support payments can bring families out of poverty

    || 7-May-2014

    We are increasingly seeing matters where back child support is owed by an individual living in another country. It's often been extremely difficult for individuals to collect this child support due to the complicated process required in enforcing such orders as compared to the amounts of money the custodial parent is likely to receive. Still, even a small amount can make a difference. Sadly, ...
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  • Billions in child support remain unpaid on national level

    || 12-Mar-2014

    Certain commentators' feel that changes to the 1996 federal welfare laws has resulted in many single mothers being placed in an untenable situation. One study conducted by a pair of individuals at the Luxembourg Income Study Center at the Graduate Center City University of New York suggests that 63 percent of single mother families are in poverty. There are many reasons for why this happens to ...
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  • Many parents not receiving child support payments owed

    || 6-Jan-2014

    Sadly, there is a significant difference between what parents are ordered to pay in child support and what money is actually received by the custodial parent. Congressional research data revealed that in 2011 only 2.7 million of 7.1 million custodial parents with child support orders received the amount of child support that they were supposed to have received. This still appears to be a greater ...
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