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Posted 1 year ago in Child Custody and Support by Aaron Kase  
Bankrupt Warren Sapp Tries To Lower Child Support Payments

Former football star Warren Sapp is seeking a reduction of the $2,500 per month he shells out in child support for one of his children. Sapp, who made over $82 million in his career as a defensive lineman for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Oakland Raiders, declared bankruptcy earlier this year in Florida and is crying poor to try to get his payment reduced. However, there’s a fly in the ointment: Sapp signed a 2001 support agreement with Angela Sanders, …

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Posted 1 year ago in Child Custody and Support Divorce by Aaron Kase  
Don’t Spy on Your Cheating Spouse

Unexplained absences, furtive phone calls, mysterious credit card charges — there are all kinds of clues that a spouse may be having an affair. However, one piece of detective work that partners who think they’ve been cuckolded should not undertake is to intercept their spouse’s electronic communications, or stick a GPS transmitter on his or her car. With a plethora of technological options making it ever-easier to catch cheating lovers in the act, suspicious spouses need beware of taking the …

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Bankruptcy Won’t Get You Out of Paying Child Support

If you get hit with a big domestic support judgment against you, filing for bankruptcy could get you nowhere. That’s what a Michigan man found out recently when he tried to avoid paying $100,000 to the mother of his child in a custody dispute. After the state judge in their custody dispute case ordered Patrick Rugiero to pay Antonietta DiNardo $100,000 in attorney’s fees, he filed for bankruptcy in federal court. First ruling that the custody case could proceed (despite …

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Posted 2 years ago in Child Custody and Support by Aaron Kase  
Non-Fathers Tricked into Paying Child Support Can Sue in Tenn.

A Tennessee man who was tricked into paying child support by his ex-wife for a son that wasn’t his will be able to recover the money he gave to the mother, the state Supreme Court ruled this month. Chadwick Craig sued his ex, Tina Marie Hodge, in 2008 for $25,000 in child support and healthcare-related payments he had made for her son Kyle, along with other damages. For 15 years, Craig believed that he was Kyle’s father, only to learn …

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Posted 2 years ago in Child Custody and Support by Michele Bowman  
More Grandparents Seeking Court-Ordered Visitation Rights

The baby boom generation is aging and people are living longer, healthier lives, which means more and more grandparents are active participants in their grandchildren’s lives. They are also learning that they can pursue visitation rights when divorce or family dysfunction results in their being cut off from their grandchildren. Some grandparents need to be very persistent in order to successfully secure these rights. In a recent case in Wisconsin, for example, a couple spent two years and thousands of …

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