Unfair child support laws

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Every comment that is written hurts my soul. I live for fairness in an unfair world. I want something to be done about this now. I'm not going to sit back and wait while all us parents and children suffer. Kingblight @gmail.com is my email and if anyone is ready for a change contact me. We need to get the laws changed now while we still can. We have to attack this unfair treatment from all angles and take the power out of the injustice system's cruel hands.
I think child support is unfair in some ways especially when a couple has kids together and then when things doesn't work out and the son lives with dad and daughter lives with mom and they still make dad pay child support because they say it based of who makes the most that's bull crap because how is it right for a man to pay bills pay a lot in child support and try to provide for your child that are raising I do agree that they are bad fathers and they are good dads out here and I do know for a fact that a lot of women do take advantage of child support because as soon as relationship doesn't work out they take child support out on a man out of revenge and spend money on them not the child it's crazy it takes 2 to tangle both man and female should be responsible for taking care of there kids. It's so many smart educated women out here who can have good jobs but they rather fall into the system trap staying home when they could be successful . Please someone help make it fair ! Let Pray because prayer changes things Amen.
i was working when my ex filed for child support for my daughter in march 2013 i lost my job later in july 2013 didnt get another job until dec of 2013 in 2014 july the order was approved for child support but the magistrate ordered it be retroactive from the day she filed in march of 2013 long story short im paying child support on a salary i wasnt making for ten months before i was hired ,how is this possible ?
Im all for taking care of my child but make it fair . Im a hard working man but i can barely keep a roof over my head.
It's not fair that the custodial parent stays home and collects a check
These "laws" are getting out of hand. When the economy was better then it may have made sense. But things are taking a major nose-dive and the government isn't making things better. I think the money should be put into a trust fund or the custodial parent must provide a detailed statement on what the money is used for.
My children come to spend the weekend with me and I can't even afford to feed them because I'm giving all the money I have, basically, to their mom(aka: the whore who cheated on me and forced me to leave my kids)! Someone please tell me where the justice is behind that...?
These laws were written way too long ago and need to be revised it is completely unfair to the non coustodial parent. Please fix this. Both parents income should be considered and then the percentages should come into play but they take so much money sometimes I don't understand how they expect people to live off their job. If you make 30k a year and they take 20-25% that is very hard to love off. The ncp also has spenses with their children it's not like you pay child support and not another single dime on the children.
I totally agree!! I'm a single mom that has never received a dime in child support the government don't even try to collect for my daughter no income tax no nothing they only go after the men who try to be good and there for their children. I have made it just fine by myself no help at all from the government I ve worked many jobs at one time to make ends meet!!! Bc I love my daughter...it makes me sick to see the men who care to be ripped off and the dad's who don't care or try to get off free. It's all about money!!! Not the innocent chilren!!!
I think the guidelines should be based after taxes and also leave me enough money to live as of now they leave me with 1000 a month to pay my rent and bills
cant live when all you do is work and have nothing to show for it... not even able to hold your own child is punishment enough...
It's time to make justice. It's been so unfair for hard working men.
DADS have it worse than criminals. We work and our money is taken away from us unfairly. After paying child support and taxes. How can any person live on what is left? Child support is the biggest scam I have ever known.
My ex is getting what she want all because I left her and this tube only way she know how to get back at me...She's using my son
I am a woman who agrees with this statement. But this statement is directed solely towards women why?
Children are a privilege, not a responibility. When two people decide to birth a human, no government is there. So no goverment is needed to take from either parent.
I do support this, but part time doesn't quite seem right. They need to get full time jobs just like the rest of us women. Also, if anyone knows where I can find a letter as far as voting in a law for child support money being monitored and mothers having to PROVE they spent the money on their kids please let me know. My boyfriends ex wife would rather have her pedi than buy them underwear. They get******stained handy-down underwear from their older cousin. Hopefully she'll get struck by lightning
Why do losers get Medicaid and free health care but our veterans get poor care.
I am a married man who wife also has to work hard to support our child. Why should you let these women take advantage of your American men while also taking advantage of you; our government.
Here's another screw job for dads. Out of curiosity I had my lawyer run the child support calculator, here in California, showing that both my ex and I make the same amount of money, that we both have 50/50 custody of the kids, and that I pay for the medical coverage, and guess what -- it still shows that I need to pay $200/month!!! How the hell is that fair!?
Child support enforcement is a joke courts are pro mother don't care about the children or father's relationship it's all about the all mighty dollar
Child support is extortion and it violates several of the constitution...
I agree to an extent. If the women are having babies by different men just to make a living then they are not very good mothers in the first place.
Investigate if a father does take care of his kid first instead of taking the womans word..
Two people brought the child into the world. Then it should be BOTH parent responsibility to raise that child equally. The non custodial parent should only be responsible for basic needs for the child as set forth by the own government welfare department. Putting a man into jail cost taxpayer dollars because he is unable to give the custodial parent a said amount that they not only have the income tax benefit and also determine how to spend that amount is totally INSANE!!
Children aren't paychecks. Lets change the child support laws. Let your thoughts be heard
Something should be done!!!! I'm not even gonna rewrite what has already been said above. These laws are ruining men. Congress needs to do something now!!! So unfair how women can have is put on jail if we simply cannot afford to pay or something happens.
I had a child with a women who refused to work, which caused the split in my our relationship, she continued to threaten me with child support if we split I, now I'm behind in bills and she refuses to let me see our child and soon I will have to pay 600 a month which is something I can not afford right now. I have never committed crime a day of my life and if I'm found guilty for getting behind I will be a crimal this is truly unfair to any taxe paying citizen.
All i have to say is that these child support laws are so unfair and i pray one day that they change and become equal for both parents.
The child support laws are unethical and unreasonable in NC. Its unfair as apartied in the 60's but instead of race its genders. It put a burden on father's and mothers who have to deal with this nonsense. I'm not saying get rid of it im saying make it reasonable just like governor did unemployment. Which is also a crock of sh@! But if man would stand together and fight the cocked eye before us and the conspirators behind the overall bs we would be fine
YOUR ALL A FRAUD LIKE YOUR LAWS. WHAT GOES AROUND COMES AROUND
I am on the woman whom has to pay a man who beat me for 14 years never would work and finally had enough and attempted to divorce now stuck paying him since I would work to keep my kids fed during the marriage and he used it against me. Where are the laws not only for men but for woman whom are a victim to the set laws of higher income person if the other just chose to be a dead beat now has the children and his own monies since he would never work on the books. where are the laws for the woman whom had no choice but to have to walk away not for the manner of just a divorce but to save her life. faced in a economy that pays men more and I am expected to be able to attempt to live in fear of this man still as well pay him. been thru every process and the laws are not far for us. corruption all around. Blessing to you all.. may you be safe and healthy those are the true treasures in life.
I lost my job in June of 2013 due to a severe degenerative disability, which now has me in a wheelchair. However, I have never stopped trying to find a job and after over a year and well over 2600 applications/resumes, I finally received a job offer on June 20, 2014. The only challenge was that the training started on June 30th and I had to be in court for child support hearing. I immediately contacted the Buchanan County (MO) circuit clerk and asked what I had to do to get a continuance. Per their direction, I performed my due diligence within 30 minutes of that call. I attempted to call them several times over the next 8 days but always received voicemail, and I never received anything in writing. Due to my disability, I cannot drive, and Buchanan County is 6+ hours away so I had to make arrangements for someone to take me to court on June 30th since I had received no word of being granted a continuance. After we arrived I soon discovered that they had granted the continuance, but did not notify me until that morning. So not only did I lose the job due to THEIR unbelievable incompetence, they also wasted the time and money of my caregiver to get me there. I accepted this injustice best I could and was told the next court date was August 4, 2014. I finally received a written notice of the granted continuance on July 5th, and in the past month have been continually harrased by the child support office and the prosecuting attorney's office for "losing" the job and thus making no payments....????????!!!!!!!! THEY are directly responsible for me losing the job in the first place! I have since found a private entity that is making weekly payments on my behalf, however, it was just shared with me on July 31st that this was still unacceptable. I feel absolutely violated. If someone, ANYONE, reads this and has any idea what steps I could possibly take to rectify this please, please, please let me know! I literally do not have two pennies to rub together and if not for the good graces of one very special individual, I would be homeless or most likely worse. It is frightening that things like this are actually happening in America.
My ex has remarried and both have incomes that are TRIPPLE to mine. This state sucks when it comes to dads.
I struggle to get buy, while she bought a new car, moved to another house, (keeping the old one and renting it out). I do the dropping off and picking up. My children need clothes which I get them all the time. I want to see my children all the time but I cannot afford too. Hey congress make child support a tax deduction to where the payer can at least get money back and the payee include the income and pay taxes on it. Its a tax congress I know you'll love it. This make even make some of the deadbeats consider paying theirs.
What I believe is the best solution for child support is as easy as this, that the person receiving child support can only collect support for the amount of hours they work. In other words if Jane doe only works 15 hours a week she will have support based on 15 hours of work from John doe
This petition probably wont work considering its directed to a congress that has vowed to do nothing..hey john bohner thanks for nothing. Literally. You could have reformed this debtors prison we are in but you wont. You would rather sue someone than help out. Its clear congress is just another babymomma suing cause shes ****ed. Btw. Obama care is basically childsupport 2.0 so no wonder noone likes it. I saw let obamacare happen..then i can say welcome to the boat b
I never whent to court i didi not agree to this but was forced. Into it and never had a dna test done my name is not on the birth certificate. And the kids my not be mine i have not seen them or the mother for 7 yrs now and it hurts. Because they may not be mine. And i want my funds back i slaved for hard work and giled taxes and they just took it all unconstitutional. I know my rights i just. Got feed up with the money stealing. I have a lot of time to fight back now work is slow so am in
Do something about parents, mostly women, who use child support money to support themselves and their latest bed partner and the children get little. My ex, Deborah Dianne Titus, Jonker, whatever name she calls herself these days, uses support money to buy legal pot, they live in Kalkaska, MI where its legal and she buys that, and drives my kids around under the influence, kids say she drinks and drives as well. I last spoke to my kids Jan, 2014. I spoke to one and was told that she was fixing food for the younger ones, while her mother went out at night wearing only a swim suit. The courts in Kalkaska think its just fine that I don't know where my kids are living at this time, I cannot talk to them and don't know where they are. A lawyer in my state has been contacted, is working on this situation.
these laws are from the 50's and should be changed
It's funny the child support laws are supposed to stop people from making babies without the means of paying for them. Problem is people are always going to have sex. Alot of financially strapped people exspecially women use this to extort money from the govt. Not for the needs of the child but to fill up their own pocket. Meanwhile the poor father cant find qork in a jobless economy but is set to pay min wage. If he dont pay they take his license so thenche cant work at all. Doesnt that fall under the "cruel and unusal punishment" law provided in the eigth amendment of the constitution?

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