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Child Support Westlake Village

Across California and the rest of the United States, people are reeling from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. This global health crisis has completely rearranged the way we go about living our lives. Unfortunately, this is also affected many people’s ability to find work. Hundreds of thousands of California residents have lost their jobs […]

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Parents give up a lot of things to raise happy kids. This is something children may not realize until they get older and have children themselves. Raising children is a costly task. The emotional and financial calculator doesn’t lie. But let’s take a look at some things parents give up for their children to shape […]

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Although it’s okay for custodial parents to spoil their kids once in a while, child support should be spent wisely on things that benefit the child. Custodial parents who misuse child support money or spend it on themselves can be charged with child abuse or child neglect. The money should be used for child expenses […]

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With the cost of living rising and your children’s expenses growing as they age, you may want to consider petitioning more child support or finding a second job. Single parents particularly have a difficult time raising children on their own. Child support is never enough to cover all the expenses. Some parents are resentful and […]

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When two California parents are not together, both are still responsible for providing financial support for their minor children. In most cases, this means that one parent will likely be required to pay child support to the custodial parent. However, there may be some cases when the parents decide to stop the child support payments. […]

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Many single California parents rely on child support to help them financially support their children. If a noncustodial parent has been paying child support but suddenly becomes disabled, there is a possibility that their ability to pay child support will be impacted. If a custodial parent learns that the other parent became disabled, there are […]

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Noncustodial fathers in California and throughout the country who are behind in child support are also less likely to see their children as often as fathers who do. A study that appeared in the Journal of Marriage and Family examined families over a period of nine years. It found that fathers in arrears also work […]

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A rule adopted in the waning days of the Obama administration could disrupt the cycle of jailing noncustodial parents for unpaid child support when they have no ability to meet a payment schedule. Under the rule, California and other states must be realistic about a person’s ability to pay child support. Regulators intend the rule […]

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When California parents who are going through a divorce request child support, they may be able to also successfully ask for retroactive child support. This is the support that helps to cover expenses paid by the custodial parent while the non-custodial parent was not providing assistance. This is not always granted even if child support […]

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