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Posted 1 year ago in Child Custody and Support by Aaron Kase  
Mississippi Considers Privatized Child Support Enforcement

The Mississippi House of Representatives passed a bill last week that would allow the state to privatize its child support enforcement functions. If the bill becomes law, the state could become the first to fully privatize enforcement. Mississippi’s Department of Human Services, which currently handles collections, is notoriously understaffed and underfunded, and in total, about $1.1 billion in child support is owed by non-custodial parents in the state. However, some lawmakers are skeptical, suggesting that the privatization measure is intended …

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Posted 2 years ago in Child Custody and Support by Aaron Kase  
Collecting Payments from Deadbeat Parents About To Get Easier

A change in how the federal government distributes its benefit checks will make it easier for states to collect on back child support payments– or throw a number of fathers into the poorhouse, depending on your point of view. Electronic funds for government benefits mean entire paycheck is in play for support collection Law group criticizes rule that could leave disabled and elderly with no income Courts ultimately have discretion to decide how much money is garnished.   Paper Free …

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Posted 2 years ago in Child Custody and Support by Aaron Kase  
Rapper DMX Sued for $1 Million in Back Child Support

Yonkers-based hip-hop star DMX has been accused of owing a woman more than $1 million in back child support, and it might sink his chances of performing on a European tour this spring. Patricia Trejo has sued the rapper, also known as Earl Simmons, in a Los Angeles court for ten years worth of support payments for a daughter that DMX has denied is his. The lawsuit might prevent Simmons from embarking on an upcoming European tour if California officials …

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Posted 3 years ago in Your Family & The Law by Jennifer King  
Getting Your Deadbeat Ex to Pay the Child Support or Alimony You’re Owed

Like many divorced women, Nancy J. Kemp of Charleston, W.Va., has a deadbeat ex and a do-nothing judge. She is unemployed and has health issues. Her ex-husband Richard hasn’t paid her spousal support since August. As of Nov. 17, he owed her $4,746. She needs the money for prescriptions, among other things. Since September, Nancy Kemp has filed four motions for contempt with the court. If he’s ultimately found to be in contempt, he could face jail time, a fine …

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