Unfair child support laws

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After children turn 5 they are in school and those women who collect child support sit at home doing nothing when they could be working part time to help support there children. It use to be the male as the main source of income, not anymore, we live in tough economic times, where it takes two in the household to support children. Why should those women stay at home when they could be working. The law should be added to so that those women don't have several babies and then wait for the child support to come in. They should at least be given some finacial responsibility as well as the father. After there youngest turns 5 they should should be required to work part-time to collect there child support. Nobody should have a free ride.

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Its deff a huge kick in the nut sack I work my*****off i make pretty decent money because I try in life and wake up everyday and go to work I dont mind paying for my 2 girls but what really burns me up is every week I pick my girls up there wearing hand me downs and telling me how thet can't play outside at school because they dont have winter boots mean while there mothers rocking brand newcColumbia jacket and American eagle all dolled up crying to state that she's a single mom and has it so ruff I send new*****hes and have bought winter boots jackets ski pants every year for the last 3 years for them only to get trashed or never seen again when is damn government going to put these people in there place instead of robbing me and rewarding them on another note I can support my girls with no help why dont I havr custody
The child support law is very unfair. I have a close friend who recently explained to me how the mother of his two children found her way out of having to pay child support. She did something where she asked the court to take her parental rights and to also deem her poor so that child support wont come after her finances. Im not sure what this is called but it is truly unfair. A man has no way to avoid paying child support what so ever, even if he's poor or his childs mother is on TANAF the male still has pay it back. Mothers need to be put under the same exact stress fathers are under every single day. And stop allowing women to have power of a man finances just bout using a child as a pawn.
Days before Christmas and at Daddy's house. The presents are wrapped, but I can't come around. Mommy took us away the sixth month now this year. My Daddy sits lonely his eyes full of tears.Oh dear Santa why? I do not understand. I know Daddy loves me he's not a bad man. The games we have played all the fun that we had.Our walks in the park my Dad holding my hand. I'd look up and smile together we'd laugh. Please Santa Please let my Daddy come back. Mommy says that my Dad, can never come home.He owes her some money to pay for my food. My toys, clothes, and school the doctor and more. Ive seen Daddy's house. He sleeps on the floor. Not much food in his fridge and sometime there's no light, but my beds always made when he reads at bedtime. My tummy as full as the love in his eyes. I miss Daddy tucking me in late at night. Out my window snow falls I look up at the moon and wonder if I'LL get to see Daddy soon. Ive gotten so big and I keep getting smarter. Not so little no more aren't you proud of your daughter? I just want to hug him say it's alright. I still love you Daddy there's no reason to cry.But I cant, I'm at Moms and tonight Christmas eve. As we hang up our stockings and sit by the tree. I wonder if Daddy's ok all alone. It doesn't seem right just his voice on a phone. I miss his warm hugs, great big arms nice and cozy.His whiskers that tickled. He's the one and the only. Best Dad in the world and he's mine so I thought. Police took him away Mom got mad now he's out. Daddy got me a room in his new little house.Brother, Sister and me used to see him a lot.Every Wednesday thru Saturday and right on the dot. I always could count that my Daddy'd be there not even one time was he late all last year. Everything was ok then it all fell apart. Mommy got mad and Dad took her to court. I love them so much and I want this to stop. I sure love my Mom but I miss Daddy's house.
Put a federal cap on child support to stop the abuses that take place for financial gain...the kids are losing.

As a father and a the secondary parent, I truly don't mind paying child support. However, It is unequivocally apparent that most of the primary parents whom receive payments use it to enrich their own lives. The kids suffer because they may want to spend more time with the secondary parent, but the primary parents don't want to disrupt their income and/or agenda with appling for increases every year.

This would also reduce the amount of people utilizing or having children for financial gain. The kids really suffer in those environments, as they were brought into this world for nothing more than a self-serving agenda. Let's face it, that is a prevalent reality that needs to be addressed if we truly care about the child's welfare. A cap will reduce the many that go this route.

My personal situation isn't of that sort, but my time with our child is intentionally kept under 20% to reassure that an application for increase is approved every year. There is no doubt, that if I agreed to pay a realistic cap for what it takes to care for a child without special needs, my daughter would be much happier being able to spend more time with her dad.

Our current legislation does not seem to be conducive with the needs of the child, but the needs of the primary parent.
I have been divorced since 2005 my son is 13 years old. Our divorce decree read agreed to no child support . Exactly 1 year later was taken to childsupport court for a modification. Now ordered to pay childsupport. And nowI have to go back for modification again next month. I guess so they can sock it to me. Oh yeah, my son's dad is on disability and hasn't worked for around 2 years. So it seems like he needs money for himself. I am sick worrying about what I'm going to do. And my divorce decree also says if he is unemployed for sixty days or more than the child is to reside with me, of course gotta pay money to go to custody court. To get enforced . The system sucks. TEXAS child support system sucks. Unfair. Unfair. Unfair. Unfair. Unfair. Unfair. ..................
Child support laws need to be re- modified.
I have 3 kids that I love dearly but with the mothers having to say whether they feel its safe for my child to be with me or not blows my mind to start with. The other thing that I\'m having is that I had my license suspended for something else in which I lost my job. I cashed in my 401 k plan to maintain my house until I\'m about to locate another job. Well, 6 months past and I was still looking for a job and my oldest child was coming back from college in which i got no help to pick her up from school. She is staying with me ( I\'m not married ) and child support had locked my money up so I had no way having paying my bills. On top of this; I could not send my oldest back to school and can\'t pay my mortgage. Now I'm about get my license back and I get a letter from child support saying they are going to suspend them. I call to let them know of my situation and the person the phone says there is nothing they can do about it. I am about get back on my feet to pay them back they are not helping at all; instead allowing me to have a harder time to get the money to pay the arrears. One of my kids are living in a bad environment and I can't do anything about it. The government has stripped the term for men to suppliers and workers ( like slaves ). That is a mental disfunction. Fathers need help also. Thanks
I have 3 kids that I love dearly but with the mothers having to say whether they feel its safe for my child to be with me or not blows my mind to start with. The other thing that I'm having is that I had my license suspended for something else in which I lost my job. I cashed in my 401 k plan to maintain my house until I'm about to locate another job. Well, 6 months past and I was still looking for a job and my oldest child was coming back from college in which i got no help to pick her up from school. She is staying with me ( I'm not married ) and child support had locked my money up so I had no way having paying my bills. On top of this; I could not send my oldest back to school and can't pay my mortgage. Now I'm about get my license back and I get a letter from child support saying they are going to suspend them. I call to let them know of my situation and the person the phone says there is nothing they can do about it. I am about get back on my feet to pay them back they are not helping at all. One of my kids are living in a bad environment and I can't do anything about it. The government has stripped the term for men to suppliers and workers ( like slaves ). That is a mental disfunction. Fathers need help also. Thanks
My wife has always been a money spender. We have always been in debt because of her through 11 years of marriage and three children. I landed a very, very good paying job through years of hard work in my career. Once I got this job my wife filed for divorce. She has completely changed and now is raking me for over $1800/mo!!! This is on top of her salary as a teacher. I should be able to take care of my kids just like her. But when I pay 20% of my Net income (that means im taxed on the support payments), I can barely get by myself and save a little money. So she gets to take that money and use it on the kids as she sees fit with no input from me. How is that fair? I dont get to take my kids shopping for school clothes, she does. I dont get to buy them and their friends a night at the movies, she does. What do my kids see? They see dad can't afford anything because he give mom money to pay for them, and they see mom spending money on herself.
The current system is screwed up. I for one want to have full custody of my kids and see them more, but the system sided with my wife simply because her job as a teacher "looks better" and means she can "care for the kids" better. Really? I didnt ask for this divorce. It was handed to me from her. One idea I have is to have the courts dictate that the children are 50% custody. Half the time they are with dad, half the time with mom. Trade weeks or months. Also, dont exchange money. Force the parents to live within 10-20 miles of each other. If one of them wants to move, or needs to for a job, then instill a custody and support agreement. This way it might make a woman think twice if she's filing for divorce, and it might make a man think twice knowing he has to have his kids 50% of the time instead of just 80 nights per year.
PLEASE...FIX...THIS....NOW!!!
Completely Unfair!!!
May 2005 my ex wife closed the case for my child support and she waived the rears. in 2010 not knowing i paid off her welfare she gotten over the years at 2014 i was told by a new case worker that my ex wife reopened the case in September 2011.now all three of my kids are all over the age of 20 so my question is how does this works ,i was not informed that the welfare she got was paid off by me and i was not informed that she reopened the case in 2011 is this law for real or do they just got licence to rip people off .