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I have 50/50 legal and physical custody of my children.Before the break up my children live with me full time.Now I have to pay child support I am 95 percent responsible for the children financially. I don't understand why she can't work and help me support are children.Only a quarter of what I'm paying her go to the children.the rest she spend on herself as she see fit.
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Totally Unfair
I take care of my son, while my ex sits at home collecting my money. She sits there and lives like a queen, not worrying about the next $500.00 she spends while I sit at home worrying about how I'm going to get the next meal on the table for my kids. I would love to get a better paying job, but if I did then I'd just have to pay in more. I just want to make a good life for my kids, but I can't because I have to pay my ex money that she neither needs or deserves.
I think unfair how the woman in child support get away with getting so much money from a father if the father is present. I used to have a job that really didn't pay much and I went to school and worked very hard to get a better paying job. Now that I have a better paying job the courts take away more money from because the mother makes less than me. I have always been present and spent what ever time I have available to be in my childs life. I think it's unfair and when I see my daughter she's dressed so poorly. It's upsetting because I don't even know if that money goes towards my daughter. Her mother now makes more than me because of the money I am ordered by the courts to pay.
It is obvious that there is something incredibly wrong with our legal system. It is a reflection of our entire governmental system. The government is to work for the people and to do it fairly and in an unbiased way. What is going on in the family court is treason as the court system does not adhere to the supreme law , but in fact imposes whatever it desires based on the will of the judge not case law or constitutional law. It is why in some cases the mother is getting abused by her own county/state/government and in the vast majority it is the fathers who suffer the same fate. It has been proven that it is in the best interests of the child/children to have both parents in their lives an equal amount of the time. Only in rare cases such as severe neglect or abuse would it not be. There would be no need for massive amounts of monies to be paid out to either spouse as each would have to cover their fair portion when the child was in their care. Moderate adjustments for a short period of time when one spouse had spent more time as care taker and would need a little time to acquire the means to make an income that would cover the needs of the children during their custodial time. As a whole this would end the bias that is going on and stop the money making machine that profits off the damaged children it is creating and the broken families and destroyed parents it leaves in its wake. There is far too much room for manipulation the way family court is laid out and that room for movement is where corruption lies in wait for its next victim. I am a grandparent who lost my grandchildren ,because the mother was able to get away with cutting all ties to our family while still getting her child support. Dad was cut out totally. She was to give reasonable visits. The word reasonable is ambiguous and leaves it up to personal interpretation as to what is reasonable...in this case no visits according to her judgement. When the court finally stepped in they told my son he could skype his children. No physical contact. They took away his parental rights. Finally she pressed him to let her new man adopt the children. My son agreed as he had no visitation with his children anyway . Her attorney promised all back debt would go away and wrote documents that made it appear the case was to be closed and that no one would go after the debt. That did not happen. The legal system is responsible for the family it has destroyed and destroy our family it has. It has left my son a shadow of the person he once was and stole precious gems from our family. Not my country. I am not sure what this place I am living in is , but is for sure not the land of the free and home of the brave it is suppose to be. It is the land of the slaves home of the corrupt.
My ex wife filed for child support while we were still legally married but separated., in order to receive medical benefits during her pregnancy from another partner. Before child suport was filed against me I would pay for everything my daughter needed plus I gave her 300 dollars a month on top of that. Now the court grants her 724 dollars a month cause of my income plus she gets medical benefits for the child from another person, while she just sits at home not doing nothing instead of getting a job. I'm so tired this crap. No wonder you see all this cases out there on the news when father's go crazy and do something insane out of anger and frustration.. our government is destroying our lives and relationships with our families.. SOMETHING HAS TO BE DONE.
My ex wife filed for child support while we were still legally married but separated., in order to receive medical benefits during her pregnancy from another partner. Before child suport was filed against me I would pay for everything my daughter needed plus I gave her 300 dollars a month on top of that. Now the court grants her 724 dollars a month cause of my income plus she gets medical benefits for the child from another person, while she just sits at home not doing nothing instead of getting a job. I'm so tired this crap. No wonder you see all this cases out there on the news when father's go crazy and do something insane out of anger and frustration.. our government is destroying our lives and relationships with our families.. SOMETHING HAS TO BE DONE.
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I've got three different arrearages,My child's mother buy's pot with my money,,none of these things matter to all the crooked judges DA's and other's getting monies placed into their pension funds from collecting child support illegally,,You'll ALL face GOD someday !!!
Child support is unfair and being put in jail for not being able to pay is wrong. Mothers use this system to keep the men who wants to be father's out of the child/children life. These mother's also use this system to inflict revenge of father's who either moved on to a positive relationships while they are still repeating the same kind of relationship that some of these father's have moved away from. Some women know that the state will give them support based on how many children they have. Granting child support orders should be left up to family courts and it should gather facts on the parents relationship to understand what went wrong, why it went wrong and who if any is to blame of why that parent moved on in that relationship. Locking someone up for non payment of child support is counter productive. What needs to happen is that the parents should have shared custody because raising a child is not about the material things that one can provide; it's about the emotional, spiritual, and physical needs of the child. I hear society saying that these kids need there father's in their life especially these young men. So I ask this question: How can a man be a father to his child/ children if the mother's are using child support as a tool to keep father out of their children's life. I hear it all the time "Pay your child support and then I'll think about letting you see your child" to often. Child support is more than that, it is being there giving them guidance and moral support. It's about sharing life experience so that child won't make the same mistake as we did.
I am forced into bankruptcy because of unfair child support
I want to invite everyone to an all hands action against this family court tyranny.

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After i left my ex for cheating i lost my house, a good friend took me in as my ex abandoned him with me. I worked at mcdonalds because jobs where hard to come by. I took care of him for 6 months with no support besides a roof, by now fiance helped take care of him for 3 of those months until the ex came and swooped him up.... I didnt see him for months, no contact. We finally got our own house and i recieved my cdl. He was brought back finally mon-fri 2pm to 10pm most of which my fiance helped take care due to me being at work. 1 year later she stops bring him and i move 15 mins away... 4 months go by where i cant contact except my mother for which my ex saw fit to watch him while she went out to get drunk, I get a court notice about child support. The state of Illinois refuses to listen to a single word and decide 380 a month is ok. After bills, food, clothes for my daughter and toy my son never sees i am broken. 2 months go by and were in current time, my exs convict brother gives my 2 year old son a .22 rifle under the supervision of the grandma who has him 9 times out of ten. He pulls the trigger killing his 7 year old niece. The grandma and brother both walk and hes continuing to spend most his time at grandmas. No one at dcfs will listen, i cant afford a lawyer, im not allowed to see him... How is any of this legal? I just want my son and for his drug addict mother not to recieve most of my checks. Sorry for any grammer issues im upset.
After i left my ex for cheating i lost my house, a good friend took me in as my ex abandoned him with me. I worked at mcdonalds because jobs where hard to come by. I took care of him for 6 months with no support besides a roof, by now fiance helped take care of him for 3 of those months until the ex came and swooped him up.... I didnt see him for months, no contact. We finally got our own house and i recieved my cdl. He was brought back finally mon-fri 2pm to 10pm most of which my fiance helped take care due to me being at work. 1 year later she stops bring him and i move 15 mins away... 4 months go by where i cant contact except my mother for which my ex saw fit to watch him while she went out to get drunk, I get a court notice about child support. The state of Illinois refuses to listen to a single word and decide 380 a month is ok. After bills, food, clothes for my daughter and toy my son never sees i am broken. 2 months go by and were in current time, my exs convict brother gives my 2 year old son a .22 rifle under the supervision of the grandma who has him 9 times out of ten. He pulls the trigger killing his 7 year old niece. The grandma and brother both walk and hes continuing to spend most his time at grandmas. No one at dcfs will listen, i cant afford a lawyer, im not allowed to see him... How is any of this legal? I just want my son and for his drug addict mother not to recieve most of my checks. Sorry for any grammer issues im upset.
Well my ex owes 75,141.30 and he has nothing to with your us or drughter.So now he trying use checks that parents give to me and they never said it was child support .never the right money that he owes for every month.and he not even fill the paper child 2 months and now they trying us these ckeck that I don't is child support and also dose pay for 6 years child only ask for 12years but talk to case workers and good luck on that that say a judge won't count
I think my husband should be supporting the children he made as a reckless teenager, but not seeing any of the money he gives to the woman he got pregnant is unfair. There should be some sort of accountability for the money he gives. The children do not have new clothes, shoes, enough food at her house, but she always has a new piercing, tattoo, or her hair done. Receipts should be shown where this money is going to make sure it is spent on the children.
I pay 1,000 dollars a month for two kids I never get to see. I'm in the military and stationed overseas. Sometimes she doesn't let me talk to them. When we fight about something she won't answer her phone for two weeks so I rarely get to talk to my kids. She won't use her Skype and she took away my son's Xbox so we have no way of talking. She's doesn't pay rent and hasn't worked in 5 years. In the last three years I got to see them about 10 days. She won't let them fly over to Japan and I have no extra money to pay for a lawyer. I have a new wife and we just had a baby. I think 20-25% of a father's paycheck is real unfair. She just bought a brand new 2016 Chevy truck. My money is directly being used for her personal needs. I pay for the kids baseball and basketball leagues. I'm glad I have Tricare for medical and that only cost me 80 dollars, but I pay that too. I would think there would be a better process for determining the account of money it takes to raise a child. My little sister get's less then 100 dollars a month in child support and has two kids. My wife used to only get 200 dollars a month. So if the system is fair..how come one man pay's 1600 and another pays 100 a month. A women can have a kid with one man..boom she gets 1000 dollars and turns around and has a kid with another man and boom another 1000 dollars. She makes 24k a year sitting at home doing nothing. How is this fair? We make it too easy to them. To be HONEST I don't mind paying 1,000 to help raise my kids..if all that money went to their needs and I'm still well off after paying that money. What about the women you only get 100 dollars a month? If you don't change the laws I would like you to average it out among mother's. Don't let one make 24k a year and the other one make 1k a year. Make a fair percentage 15% and average it out to all mom's.
I am required to pay 1600 monthly for my twin boys I see once or twice a month if I'm lucky. The mother never meets me halfway and the money I spend in gas and car repairs is a huge burden. The system is absolutely flawed for fathers who don't have split or primary custody. I work long hours so I can take care of my boys I rarely get to see. Change needs to happen and needs to happen soon. Fathers play a huge role in the lives of their kids!
I became sick a few years ago, and asked my family to watch my kids whilst i healed. well, long story short they stole them, wont give them back to me and wont even let me talk to my girls. my cousin (who stole my kids) makes 120000 a year, showed up to my work got me fired.. and then got 768 from me every month even though i only made 6.25 an hour. out system is sad and corrupt, it allowed my bigoted family steal my baby girls, and then allowed them to take every penny i make. its no wonder why so make turn to end their life after something like this, they cant live and can be with the babies they brought into this world. something needs to change, but it wont just like you congress doesn't care about vet, they only care about passing bs laws, and making their pockets fatter, well shame on our government.
I don't care what gender you are, the laws are currently designed to make it harder on whatever parent is charged to pay support. The current system is very rarely used for its intended purpose which is to support the kids, not to be used as a tool to control or hurt the ex. The system over charges then when u can't pay the ridiculous amounts the parent is jailed and their license revoked. How does this help support the kids? It doesn't. I have been on both ends of this as the receiver and the payer. I never felt the laws were fair. I don't believe parents and children should be punished for being poor. I do not agree with legally sanctioned abuse or extortion in any form and that's what these laws perpetrate by proxy.
Hello my name is Thomas Shrader I haven't been paying child support for 15 years I was living in the state of New Jersey my children or residing in North Carolina Charlotte I have been arrested numerous times I believe 10 or 11 each time I lost work could not make payments and actually when support was put against me I didn't know for 2 years so I went to be Twenty-One $22,000 in their rears when I got my first payment book..what a joke.. then here's the kicker I was sending my ex money through Wells Fargo bank which was formerly Wachovia it was in Cinnaminson New Jersey I would make payments directly to her account because she needed money right away and I made sure she got it because they're my children then when I got the order for support I was a little upset but not mad because they are my children but when I went to the courts to show them I had over $10,000 that I sent to her bank account the courts would not recognize it because they never received the payment and I had every receipt every deposit and actually a statement because I know the bank manager then in 98 I was in a car wreck I receive $65,000 I only receive 2000....my ex recieved 7000 in the beginning and after six years of going back and forth to doctors losing work because of my injuries she got 31665 not even two months after that my license was suspended again for the 12th Time incarcerated in jail lost more work then had to pay for restoration of my license from the state of New Jersey I could not believe what I'm reading about this ex parte we really need to open our eyes and start talking about this my name is Thomas Shrader shradtile2@gmail.com
I live in ga. When me and my ex split up I went to the child support office to sighn up,when I did they never told me that a judge will come behind me and also sighn it making it a court order I have never been to court,i have gotten behind on the child support and they have suspended my license making it very hard and expensive to get to work.The mother of my son has since been busted with a methlab at her house,she told on some people and got out of it,and moved to wesr virginia,now she tells me that she has to move from where she is at cause that house has became a dope house,my sons safety is being put in jeopardy and i cant get no help,she lies to my son and tells him I dont try to get in touch with him,and i can prove it.she also dont give him the gifts i have sent him. Me and my wife had a daughter 3 years ago and the child support office refuses to modify my support.so since my daughter was born they have been charging me double of what i should be paying,it would make it easier for me to pay if I was being charged the right amount.I dont get to see my son cause my license is suspended and she has fled 700 miles away.this is completely obsurd and dangerous for my son please help
The Child support laws in KY are not fair at all, my ex is trying to get 800 a month from me while I try to pay my bills. my ex and her boyfriend own a house together but they don't consider his income at all because they aren't married.

my daughter is 8 tell me how it takes 800 a month to raise her plus I pay all medical and have to hold 3 jobs to pay my own bills. I had to cut off cable and I don't have any money at the end of each pay period to do anything at all if I need new shoes or cloths I have to budget for and try to save what I can for a few months or go without food, while my ex went on 2 vacations this year one to VA beach for a week and the other to Alaska for 2 weeks.

really seams fair child support should be what it cost to raise the child only not the other persons new lifestyle and all income should be taken into consideration. but the rate needs to be set at something a lot lower and it should be based off your take home pay not the gross pay.
I could write a novel about my bf's situation, but it wouldn't solve the problem at hand.

Fix the system. It's corrupt and unjust!
Something need to change. No matter what I do or how much I try to play by the rules I'm the bad guy. I love my daughter I happy give to support her. But my money does not go to her. I have to pay for chld support and then try to buy here what she really needs. I don't blame my ex she is she is just taking advantage of an unfair system. Because she legally can!!!!
I have three child age under 7 year old with two different mothers, court ordered me to pay $1,550 per monthly plus medical and dental just two child age 2 and 5 and their mother makes 2,300 a month and I only make 1,800 a month and with child support takes out my garnishment leaving me 50-100 left every two week and I get my custody every other weekends Friday to Sunday, plus $371 per monthly for my oldest child, that's almost $2000 a month subtotal and falling behind in owe back child support almost $12,000, how am I gonna pay that and live off with nothing.
I struggle taking care of my financial responsibilities because I pay so much in child support. The fact that I pay enough to have a loan on a 50000$ vehicle and pay the full coverage insurance on it (and then some), to her, every month, is RIDICULOUS. Not to mention, I have my son just as much, if not more than his mother does. Me and my wife have two small compact cars that all three kids have to squeeze in, every time we want to go somewhere. WHERE IS MY MONEY FOR A 50000$ CAR?
I just finished my fiduciary responsibility to my child I have paid all the fees from the Department of Revenue and now I'm being told I still owe almost $900 in interest on a debt that was paid for in full. I was also told it was because the times I got behind interest on those amounts. Now instead of being free to collect some kind of paperwork stating that I am paid in full I find interest...... from May 20 something 2000 the year 2000 so of course I don't ever remember being served or given due process or receiving any correspondence concerning interest on a debt that I already been paid
I am a working mom. I have been working for the past 23 years of my 40 year life. I have two children. My youngest didnt like my rules of the house and how I would not deal with her shit. So she moved to the easier parent who happens to have had 30 jobs or more in the last 20 years, who thinks he is a rock start and currently unemployed. I am dont make a******ton of money but I do well and the state of washington thought I should pay $660 dollars a month. Now that is not far considering that her father was court ordered to pay only $350 dollar. I believe that child support should be based on what it cost to raise a child. Not what they think they should have like a Iphone, tablet or internet or spending money to go buy a pair of $300 jeans. It does not take $600, $500 or even $300 dollars to raise a 15 year old. I agree it cost that much a month or more for a child at a younger age bracket, but the state said it cost more to raise teenagers. I still dont get it to this day, considering that the teenagers are never home, and most of them want to work.

I am dumb founded by how the laws on child support are. I agree if you are capable of working you should get off your ass, including the fathers who collect support like my daughters.
Equal opportunity for men not just women.
Stop the injustice. Women dont work and live with a boyfriend, guess who pays for dinner and movies. Oh and their mortgage. Me!!
Child support should be set a limit lower than half of the father payment in order to get mother to get off ssi and w2. And it will also in courage men to get jobs without having to work for nothing! And for the most part bring down crime!
After 17 years my husband finds out that he has a son and is being petitioned for child support. Now, he is active duty military and has been so all those years. He has done everything right as far as securing his future and having good credit. He's the guy that buys the homeless man breakfast on his way to work. And now over half of his income is being taken for child support and his credit is shot because he has 10,000 in back support that they think he should pay also. For a child he never even knew about. Not only does he have the emotional aspect of getting to know his son after 17 years, he's being screwed financially and credit wise. After cashing in a retirement fund to pay off some of the revolving monthly bills just to be able to afford the monthly child support payments, his "arrearage" is going on his credit. They don't even care about the family that this is negatively affecting. There should be some sort of checks and balances to prevent this so negatively affecting the actual good guys. Had he known all those years he had a son, he would have been there.
It a corrupt system. Your behind before you start paying. They don't care if you can pay your mortgage or bills. The way they treat dads is terrible. They treat us all as dead beats dads. It no longer about the children it about the money.....
The Family Court System is CORRUPT! As AMERICANS we need to put a stop to this tyranny NOW!!!

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Paying 840 and 3300 back pay after finsh pay 672 and my income is 2200 can't afford it , this is not fair y do we get abused and y do women get what they want and why does bill status that we're all equal and this women killed my child and now wants money and my son well that's bs am going stand up say some one in congress needs to fight for us this has gone way over board no one cares and fathers are getting locked up for no reason and tax money is going law makers don't do******for us .
There is no incentive for a single parent to control themselves from having more children as the new nor is to rely on child support to live. The custodial should be entitled to the base pay of the non custodial parent only. Overtime, bonuses, etc... should not be considered as it should push for the custodial parent to work and provide in a responsible manner being that there are two separate households for the child or children. As is around 50% of the non custodials check is taken from taxes and child support and therefore makes it difficult to obtain a decent house loan, savings bonds (for college or future needs) and the day to day clothing and food. The economy is unstable for most and prices continue to rise and some pay rates do not follow. To work overtime to get ahead and then find out it goes to the other parent is demoralizing and offers little motivation to advance for the better.
Make it fair that's all we ask
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It's Pathetic How child support is Supposed to be For the child to live the best life he or she could have. But you go to court the mother gets your child even though she cheated on you and left you. She don't make any money and unsuccessful. All her things is in my name still.All her family is devorced and she lives house yo house dragging your child around with her. While I have my own house own, own vehicles, I don't drink, I dont smoke, I don't party. I'm a 26 year old supervisor at a huge Chemical plant. And now she lives off my Success. If I still move up in my company she gets a raise! We went to court and they messed up on my paper work and I was paying 500$ a week and it was supposed to be 700$ a month. I only see my daughter every 2 weeks on the weekend. I can go on and on. Every father you talk to wants to have there child 24/7 because they know what there child needs it isn't nothing to do with money. At this point i will still pay her 700$ a week if I can keep my daughter. But everyone else that's all what it's about is money. The women, the judge, the lawyer all taking from the man that just wants what's right! USE MY TAX MONEY TO HIRE SOME ONE TO SEE HOW I LIVE!! I WANT MY DAUGHTER!

(((( IF THE COURT WOULD MAKE THE WOMAN PAY A PERCENTAGE EVERY MONTH TO THAT CARD. IF THEY DONT SPEND ALL THE MONEY THATS ON THAT CARD FOR THE CHILD THAT MONTH. THE CHILD SUPPORT CAP WOULD BE DECREASED! NONE OF THEM WOULD BE IN THERE.))))
Child Support needs massive reform in this country. In my own situation I ended up losing my children to a broken child welfare system with a complete lack of evidence. As far as the child support goes, I was having so much taken out that I was making under $11,000/year, that is below poverty level, this system needs to change.
not right I am disable childsupport went into my account and took money way over what I owed...lie to me ...been two court twice and no justce being done...they are tell me nothing I can do...im know they are not above the law...help pls
not right I am disable childsupport went into my account and took money way over what I owed...lie to me ...been two court twice and no justce being done...they are tell me nothing I can do...im know they are not above the law...help pls
I am a single father to my first child and am paying child support for my second. I am on the same boat the mother is except I have to do everything she does ON TOP of keeping a steady job, paying all my bills which I have a little over $50 at the end of my paycheck, paying for daycare while I go to work which everyone knows prices are hyperinflated, hover right at the poverty level while I raise my first child all by myself. On the other hand as soon as she found out she was pregnant she moved 4 states away after I left for deployment while she was pregnant. Depression is a real thing, and when men are expected to just suck it up and deal with it, the financial burden the government puts on "deadbeats" leaves us crippled, unable to progress and achieve higher goals to set ourselves up for our children, and stuck at rock bottom in our hearts and soul. Suicide rate is high for us because sometimes we cannot handle all of the pressure, financial burden, and heart break. All the while there is no accountability for the child support money or the recipient.
I live in the state of Texas, which requires 20% of your income for one child.
That's 1/5th of your annual income.
That's absolutely insane.
It does not take that much money to raise 1 child. Women are divorcing men at an incredible rate now because the Family Court System is making it so advantageous for them.
The court is giving corrupt and opportunistic women too much incentive to divorce.
Who doesn't want to sit at home and collect a child support check every month?
The Family Court Judges have too much power and not enough oversight. The whole divorce process is biased against fathers. The children pay the highest price, and America's future will show this. Expect the next generation of American's to be so bitter about marriage that they completely forego the whole charade.
If we don't take action now, we'll settle for nothing later..

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I'm a college student who never asked my children's mother to raise our kids and am perfectly capable of raising them on my own. Right now i have them part time when i helped raise them full time for years and fighting for a fair 50/50 split. Women fought for workplace equality and got it, then why aren't they capable of making enough money to raise the children without leeching off someone? Where is our equality in parenting? She is also working nights at a bar and just keeps the kids.
Where to start....I have a 13 year old daughter, whom I haven't seen in 8 almost 9 years. Her mother bounces around from state to state and is almost untraceable. Making it impossible to find her or my daughter. She can't hold down a job, yet I am still being held responsible for her child support. She gets ahold of me once every couple years because she needs extra money...really? The law needs to be changed! It's not fair I am being charged monthly for a child I can't see, nor can I find, but there are no reprucussions for her mother taking her out of state (several states), or keeping her from me. Which are both against her court order. I feel my hands are tied and the government is against me. There seems to be nothing I can do except hire a lawyer I can't afford, hire a PI to go find her, and then take her to court that she won't show up to. I have already been down this road...something has to done in this unjust system...after all, isn't supposed to be justice for all?
The child support law need to be updated because there are way more dead mothers out there than 20 years ago. There are more father that want to be apart of their sons and daughters life but the mother drive them away or wouldn't allow them to see their kids. Yes its true I know first hand it's mother out here that sit on their butt and won't get a job because they collect a child support check. We are living in a new generation and we need new generation laws.
i live in New York state...I have a 37 year brother whos been divorced for 9 years...My nephew is 21, goin on 22 in August 2016...child support is still coming out of my brothers check..Why i ask??his xwife has been remarried since the day the divo0rce was final...my brother did adopt him when he was a baby...so my question is, "doe chikld support stop whe the child is 18 or is it 21???? well Even if its 21, the state of New York is still giving his exwife 200 a month, oh and by the way...she also has 2 other kids from a nother man, my brother wont call and domanything...But if my brother was BEHIND ON HIS SUPPORT, THEYD COME RIGHT AFTER HIM...IM MAKING THE CALL FOR HIM, AND IM GONNA MAKE SURE THAT HIS eX WIFE HAS TO PAY BACK ALL THE EXTRA MONEY hes been payingbthis year......it bothers me so much that , she , of course isnt gonna say, "oh no!! im still getting money' pLEASE.......nEW YORK STATE FOR YA.....
The amount is 20-25% of your income before taxes, along with having to pay for health insurance. Let's also not forget about those who live in expensive areas to get better paying jobs. There is no accountability for what the money is used for, along with having even more support from a new partner.

After all is said and done, I have enough left over to sleep and work
Parenting time should be time spent with child not where they sleep...
If a parent has a career in a profession that has off shift hours should not be held against them because they can't have their children sleep over. ex..Nurses, police,
If the other spose remarries their new spouses income should be considered. New spouse is contributing to house hold so elevates some financial demands.
I am a single mother of 3, work full time at night so I could be with my children during the day, I did this when I was married and continued to do it while divorced and my ex used it against me. So judge granted him Primary. I pay him child support. mind you I make twice what he made, He married a year later to a very wealthy women, she pays all the bills and he still gets child support.. I rent a home and provide for my children, they never pack a bag, and have all needs met at both homes. we have 50/50.
custody. I have no savings, no financial security.
Its frustrating that he has her money, his money and my money, when I am barely getting by weekly.
Congress REALLY needs to re evaluate the 1950's child support guideline. This is a very different time.
This is true and there are many other unfair child support laws that need addressed. Parents should be required to pass a drug test to receive any type of support.
Why is child support not tax deductible? You pay taxes on the money you worked for that week and then again at the end of the year. The other parent gets a tax break. Why does child support not automatically stop after child turns 18? Child support sends you letter saying your child is about to turn 18, so how about stop the child support then.
I am a mother who is being made to pay support. My ex took the kids DBS moved 800 miles away. He had court without me and got everything he asked for which includes sole custody and nearly 700 a month in support. I am a server in a restaurant. I make 2.13 plus tips. I can't drive because my pro ledges got revoked because I can't pay support.

My ex couldn't handle my son so he had him put in a mental hospital and most recently in a group home. No one ever asked if I would like to have my son back. My sister offered to take him but my ex would rather put him in a group home. I just got a letter from the state this morning saying that the group home wants child support too. The laws have got to change. My faith in God is my only hope as the court battle that I've been going through for the last 10 years has nearly destroyed my life.
I am a mother who is being made to pay support. My ex took the kids DBS moved 800 miles away. He had court without me and got everything he asked for which includes sole custody and nearly 700 a month in support. I am a server in a restaurant. I make 2.13 plus tips. I can't drive because my pro ledges got revoked because I can't pay support.

My ex couldn't handle my son so he had him put in a mental hospital and most recently in a group home. No one ever asked if I would like to have my son back. My sister offered to take him but my ex would rather put him in a group home. I just got a letter from the state this morning saying that the group home wants child support too. The laws have got to change. My faith in God is my only hope as the court battle that I've been going through for the last 10 years has nearly destroyed my life.

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