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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I recently found out that I had a four year old son living 7 hours away. The mother until now has never contacted me to tell me. They lived here until four months ago and all of a sudden she wants money. I have NO problem helping to support my child. But she wants back pay too. The price is absolutely ridiculous. I'm married now with a two year old daughter. I make roughly 1200 a month and I'm looking at paying 400 to her. Its physically impossible to support a family on 800 dollars a month
My girlfriend is always threatening me with support if I'm not with her, i don't recall when she ever bought diapers. She likes to party a lot with her friend at clubs and drinking , i feel helpless since the girl always wins
In 2006 my husband of 23 years was ordered to submit to a paternity test for a person that was 16yrs old at the time. There should be a statute of limitations. The mother should have some responsibility to come forward if it is truly for the welfare of the child. Instead she lived her life and when it was convenient for her she sought child support. At 16 yrs old this person had already been in trouble and now at 24 has been in and out of jail for drugs and prostitution. He is now still paying back child support and has been arrested 3 times and spent 4 months in jail because we didn't have the money to pay. A man that has NEVER been in trouble with the law and has been in his 3 kids lives from day 1. The law is wrong and it needs to be changed. This shouldn't happen to any man or woman!
My ex wife collect three SSI check and child support check from me at 23%. She don't work for 15 years I have been paying the mortgage and Equity line which my ex wife name on it. Government SUCKS!
I completely agree with this statement. We all know of these kind of situations. As there are career criminals there are also career child support takers! We ask ourselves, why is there such high crime rates, the answer might be because these women go in search of stupid men, get pregnant and then sit around and collect child support checks from different "baby daddies!!!" They don't care who they are having these kids with, the truth is, it's easier to birth them and collect than take the chance at getting paid for fostering children that can easily be taken away any time...and there goes their paychecks. We can't however just blame these low lives collecting child support from these men...we need to also blame the system that allows for this to go on!!!!
Why do females have children they know they can't afford then take all the fathers money through child support and don't even have to work but the dad on the other hand have struggle while she don't even try to work
My son has been paying got behind when people lost there jobs but is working to catch up He applied to get 2 grown in there mid 20s kids removed so he could catch up Paying what court says Ex wife wants him in jail She wants all back pay How will that help if hes in jail Then she gets nothing His kids dont bother with us the grandparents or my son They brainwashed them into hating us
even if they work part time the calculations they use are rediculous; I am going backrupt with what I am paying my ex.
There should be a fair amount for a father to pay. Fathers are working 2 jobs to pay child support and to pay there own bills and food on the table. People say there are so many dead beat dads, their dead wrong. There are fathers out there busting the tail for their kids. Maybe they work 2 job, to pay child support and to have a roof over their head, food on the table. They work so hard that, they cant see the kids. Maybe are tired of struggling and become homeless, cause all the money they have is on child support. Maybe, if the laws was fixed, there will be less so called dead beat dads in jail. Maybe, if they could afford the child support, they wouldn't be in trouble with the law. Maybe, the kids would have a father that can spin time with and look up too. And the kids would have a better up bringing. Cause they wont, if they are working to pay it. Or in jail for it. Make the laws fair. I think the child support system is broken and the laws need to be fixed.