Child Support

With stories that cover everything from the basics of court-mandated financial support for children to legendary celebrity child support payments, our Child Support section helps you find the info you need.

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What happens when a divorced parent fails to make court-ordered child support payments or to make them promptly? Court-ordered child support payments are among the more contested aspects of divorce proceedings. They can be difficult to comply with and even more difficult to collect, but there is hope for those who face the issue squarely.

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The mother of your child wants to break up and wants nothing to do with you. And oh, by the way, she has a news flash for you. You know the child you've been supporting? The little girl who's been calling you daddy and snuggling on your lap? Guess what... you're not the baby's daddy after all. What now? more...

Most people picture an "unwed mother" as a teenage girl, abandoned by her boyfriend as soon as her baby is conceived. However, a majority of unmarried parents are adults and are frequently in committed relationships even if they are not married. So, how does the marital status of these unmarried parents affect their legal rights and what impact do the laws have on their children? more...