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  • College Education for your children and your Divorce

    || 2-Feb-2015

    When people get divorced who have children they almost always address the issue of child support. However, an overlooked area is the issue of your child's college education and how that will be paid. As part of your divorce settlement an attorney should be including under most circumstances the percentages that each parent will be responsible for the college education costs of the children. ...
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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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  • Are you struggling to enforce a child support order in New York?

    || 22-Nov-2013

    Here in New York, child support laws require parents to support their children financially whether or not they have custody, and regardless of whether children were born in wedlock. Child support is calculated by using a formula that takes a number of factors into account. It is very important that child support orders are crafted in the best interests of children and that parents are forced to ...
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