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Posted 11 months ago in Child Custody and Support Creditor/Debtor by Josh Crank  
Legally Dead Man Seeks to Rise from the Grave

Death is more or less a permanent condition. You rarely hear dead people complain about this, but Donald Miller Jr. says his death should be reversed on the grounds that he is alive. Unfortunately for Miller, Ohio law says his death is irreversible, whether he’s alive or not. Miller was faced with an alcohol problem, thousands of dollars in unpaid child support and an unexpected job loss in the 1980s, before he shuffled off the legal mortal coil. With bleak …

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Posted 12 months ago in Child Custody and Support by Michele Bowman  
Charlie Sheen, Ex-Wife Make Odd Child Support Deal

Despite losing custody of their twin boys, Charlie Sheen’s ex-wife Brooke Mueller is still getting child support from the actor.   Custody in the Balance Sheen and Mueller were only married for three years and divorced in 2011. Their two sons Bob and Max were removed from Mueller’s custody by the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services in May after Mueller was hospitalized for an alleged drug overdose. The boys were reportedly placed with Sheen’s other ex-wife, …

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Posted 1 year ago in Child Custody and Support Divorce by Aaron Kase  
NBA Star Steve Nash Tries To Duck Child Support Payments

Basketball star Steve Nash is hoping to get out of paying child support for his three children, claiming that his ex-wife has enough money already and would spoil them with extravagent gifts. Nash currently plays point guard for the Los Angeles Lakers. He is best known for being the catalyst of the high-scoring “seven seconds or less” Phoenix Suns offense in the middle of the last decade, when he won two league most valuable player awards. He also spent six years …

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Louisiana Casinos Collect Child Support from Deadbeat Parents

It’s rare that child support obligations are fulfilled on time, every time, by everyone who owes them, and states are getting creative in tracking that money down. Some states are even resorting to the resorts: Louisiana reportedly recently joined six other states by instituting a program to intercept casino winnings from delinquent parents to pay child support payments.   Louisiana Goes for Broke The Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services announced on Jan. 29 that its casino intercept program, …

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Posted 2 years ago in Editors Picks Taxation by Michele Bowman  
Surprise! Your 2012 Taxes Are Higher Than You Thought

After the close of another year, income taxes of course come to mind. While it’s clear we have to pay tax on our income, there are plenty of provisions in the tax code that require federal taxes to be paid on things you may not normally think of. As you’re gathering your forms and preparing to submit your returns, consider the following checklist of surprises, groaners, and ironies.   Unemployment Benefits It’s ironic but true – you have to pay …

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