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Unfair child support laws

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  • Jan 25th, 2017
    JOHN B. from Dillon, MT writes:
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    I don't mind paying my fair share, but the amount of child support I'm being charged is ridiculous. I have been ordered to pay almost $500 in child support for one child plus insurance.If I had custody it would cost me less than $200 a month to raise my son. This is not right and I assume it's happening millions of times in this country. Let's make the Child Support people accountable and the system fair.
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  • Jan 25th, 2017
    Pamela S. from Manassas, VA writes:
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    The whole system is very corrupt. The children should be the first priority not money. These children are our future, they deserve a fair system and they deserve to have two equally responsible parents.
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  • Jan 24th, 2017
    Shane K. from Red Lion, PA writes:
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    The child support system needs some updating to be fair for both parties. I know in my case since my 6 year old starting school she is now automatically qualified to receieve more support which is fine if the money was actually going to him. My problem is when we were together she was working a gull time job with mandatory overtime during winter months but now they allow her to claim her part time job as a school bus driver only making 10K a year. We live close enough to share school times and my family is all near by to help out with watching our son but instead I get hit hard because I have a full time job. So I have to work more hours to cover the child support yet now that I work more I owe more money since I make more. There should be a set amount or average amount of how much a child needs for the year and split that up based on custody instead of going off of income increases. I only work since my wife is a stay at home mother so we have one income which we can change but nowadays its scary with daycare so thats our choice. Now if the ex gets married or lives together for a set time that should count as a household income instead of her being able to work part time and not include the husbands income.
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  • Jan 24th, 2017
    Someone from Shreveport, LA writes:
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    As a mother I feel that the only way the man should be put on child support is when he's not helping, and or getting your child. I really feel the system is messed up when it comes to child support. Because you have some women who lives off of that alone. Then you have a fathers who are active in their child life and has 50/50 custody with the mother who still pays for majority of the child shoes, clothes, uniforms, school supplies, hair care, sports fees, and etc.
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  • Jan 24th, 2017
    Erwin W. from Flushing, NY writes:
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    Being a parent is God given right. Children's rights to have equal attentions, caring and time are protected under U.S. Constitution 14th amendment. Child support also violate the 13th amendment. Involuntary servitude: Section 1584 of Title 18 makes it unlawful to hold a person in a condition of slavery, that is, a condition of compulsory service of labor against his will. A section 1584 conviction requires that the victim be held against his will by actual force, threats of force, or threats of legal coercion. Section 1584 also prohibits compelling a person to work against his will by creating a ?climate of fear? through the use of force, threat of force, or the threat of legal coercion which is sufficient to compel service against a person?s will. No parent should have custodian rights if she/ he cannot support the children without having the child support.
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  • Jan 24th, 2017
    Mark V. from Leisenring, PA writes:
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    I think that a good idea. But it should be a law that if the father doesn't see their kids and courts say they can see there kids. but the women keeps the kids from there father they should not get child support. We as the fathers pays so much suppot we can't afford a lawyer. I haven't seen my kids for six years and can't afford the lawyers. Not fair at all!!!!
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  • Jan 24th, 2017
    Michael P. from Council Bluffs, IA writes:
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    I've been paying support for 17 years for a child that lives on the other side of the country, I've never seen her, and there's been no paternity test. You tell me how this is just. The system fails fathers everyday, and no one will do anything about it.
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  • Jan 23rd, 2017
    Someone from Los Angeles, CA writes:
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    I pay child support for 1 child the mother has 2 more boys from another guy and receiving money for them also she now lives with her current boyfriend and have a son together after asking her to do me a favor and add me in my daughter's school emergency contacts she ask for more childsupport money as if my 500 and the other guys money wasnt enough im so stuck and lossing it mentally
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  • Jan 23rd, 2017
    Someone from Los Angeles, CA writes:
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    I pay child support for 1 child the mother has 2 more boys from another guy and receiving money for them also she now lives with her current boyfriend and have a son together after asking her to do me a favor and add me in my daughter's school emergency contacts she ask for more childsupport money as if my 500 and the other guys money wasnt enough im so stuck and lossing it mentally
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  • Jan 23rd, 2017
    lawrence l. from Pacific Grove, CA signed.
  • Jan 23rd, 2017
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  • Jan 23rd, 2017
    John W. from Tacoma, WA signed.
  • Jan 22nd, 2017
    Someone from Milford, CT writes:
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    Child support laws are very unfair while mother are so upset at dad that they know how to get them the court system is in her side it should be 50/50 bottom line dad wasn't the only one making a kids also mom a lot of mother get pregnant not because they want a child they doing it because of money I know a lot of mother out there abusing welfare and child support dead beat dad that the truth if you make minimum wage the court system expected you to give all your money don't care if you have other family to support or if you live in a car or you eat they just want they money or jail this is very wrong a lot of mother depends on welfare and child support then they work under the stable triple dipping the court system dont care about you your health nothing just give away the money with out having it this is why there's so much crime out there thefts, home invasion,murders,robery much more because the justice system has a lot of family hurting week by week a family there's no jobs the state giving money to these young mothers all these mothers doing is popping out kids like a factory instead of getting birth control or any protection to help prevent pregnancy I say this if the mother like having kids then that means that she can afford having them why run to the welfare for help ?them after that one child they keep having more the welfare just keep giving are tax money away free I think there should be age limits also some kind of disability why can't you work this is something that need attention very bad I'm sorry but enough is enough of the abuse when is this going to stop this hurts father that don't make enough income let's say a father make 400 aweek take tax out 340 take child support out 160 =280aweek dad might take home if you add this up that not enough to pay rent eat gas if you have other kids forget it this is why you call dead beat dads then you go to the court they treat you like a criminal very unpleasant at all then the mother smiles like it s joke dead beat dad just dead beat bottom line the way this economy is hurting gas is high food is high rent is high u.i high everyday low class income struggle to live
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  • Jan 22nd, 2017
    Angela J. from Winfeild, WV signed.
  • Jan 22nd, 2017
    Someone from San Francisco, CA writes:
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    The child support laws are . There are some custodial parents using their children as pawns in order to live a luxurious life. This has nothing to do with what is best for the child. The poor child suffers due to the abuse of the spending of child support. There should be a cap on allocation of child support. It should be used just for the child. Also, there should be a mandatory child support audit so the custodial parent will have to show that they are actually spending the money on the children rather than buying designer clothes and luxurious cars for themselves.
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  • Jan 22nd, 2017
    Mark M. from Pocahontas, IL writes:
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    Gentleman you should be suing baby mom and child support agency for id theft as well.
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  • Jan 22nd, 2017
    Mark M. from Pocahontas, IL writes:
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    Child support/family court is all fake dont pay these crooks. Tell them no! NO! they dont care about your kids follow the money. There is so much incentive to collect the states get dollar per dollar reimbursed for every dollar collected. Childs support enforcement has kidnapped your kids and holding them ransom. Lawsuit lawsuit.
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  • Jan 21st, 2017
    Mark M. from Pocahontas, IL signed.
  • Jan 21st, 2017
    Jamie M. from El Dorado Springs, MO writes:
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    Our system is a joke! My daughter is 14 and I am owed 32,000 in back support which nobody will do.anything about. The state of CA says that they cant force them to pay and they dont put dead beats in jail because of child support anymore! Every parent deserves that help from the non custodial parent! Something needs to change and these dead beats need to have consequences for this!
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  • Jan 21st, 2017
    Someone from Orlando, FL signed.
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  • Jan 21st, 2017
    Anonymous A. from Corpus Christi, TX writes:
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    I believe any goverment assistance the mother receives should be predicated on both parents income. My ex gets government aid. She has enough $ to buy a new car every 2 years, new clothes, new furniture and expensive vacations. I am ompletely debt free and barely get by although my income has remained unchanged since before divorce.
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  • Jan 21st, 2017
    Someone from Cabot, AR writes:
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    it will never happen, I pay child support on 2 children that are not mine. while the real fathers are living a free life
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  • Jan 21st, 2017
    Someone from Suitland, MD writes:
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    The laws needs to be updated!
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  • Jan 20th, 2017
    Someone from Phoenix, AZ writes:
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    It's very simple , every parent should be financially responsible for all of their children. Both parents should EQUALLY contribute to their child's care. In some cases , women do nothing but live off their child's/ children's child support and government assistance. Even the children that are born after the fact are affected. They say they consider any other children but that's not true. My husband pays child support for 1child and got only a 16.00 dollar credit off his child support obligation for his three other children. In what world does 16.00 dollars support 3 children? People realize that there are some women out here getting child support , food stamps , medical assistance and SSI! Seems like the only program some of these lazy mothers don't take advantage of is free daycare. How pathetic! As women and mothers we should all strive to be good role models to our children and not teach them to leech and live off the system. If you are a mother who relies on somebody else ( child's father / tax payers) to pay your bills. You are one sad human being. For the record I am NOT against child support I know a lot of men who disown their children. But there are a lot of men who do the absolute best they can to care for all their children. Men like mine , who is away from our home and daughter for over 12 hours a day just to be able to provide. I myself work a part time job on his days off . Not much but I at least try. Child Enforcement Agency says that every parent has an obligation to care for their child. That is unless you're a woman.
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  • Jan 20th, 2017
    Ana P. from La puente, CA writes:
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    Melody from GA-- there's a lot of real women there too that have 5 kids that they take care of and still able to work... Weak mothers with no education are the only ones that fall in wellfare.. Instead of asking for support they need to go to school better themselves so they can help themselves.. There's a lot of programs that help single mothers... A lot of school have free daycare... First of all they shouldn't have spread their legs and have babies if they cant be responsible and be able to survive on their own.. In other countries these weak mothers are forced to be strong and take care of their kids on their own!! Specially third world countries... There's no such thing as child support!!! This country supports weak, uneducated women with no morals and back up child support coz they get a piece of that money... This law is so wrong I can't believe fathers have no rights or able to opt out of unwanted pregnancy knowing there's a lot of sick women using the baby to get money.. Gold diggers.. I'm so mad... I can't believe no one is doing anything about this!!!
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  • Jan 19th, 2017
    kevin s. from Newnan, GA writes:
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    i agree women should have to put forth the effort to pay just as much as the man. most of the child support workers are females that have been scorned by there exs.
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  • Jan 19th, 2017
    Thalia C. from Corona, CA writes:
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    As a mother whom had 3 children with a an absent father and I do no get a lick of money from him because they are my children and my responsibility, I would love to see this pass!
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  • Jan 18th, 2017
    Jeremy S. from Warren, RI writes:
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    How about this? My daughter will be 4 in June 2017. She has lived with me since she was a month old. Her mom just walked away from her. The state ordered ME to pay HER weekly even after we told the judge my daughter lives with ME and is on MY insurance. I have been trying to fight it for the past 3 and a half years now with no luck. She has had absolutely NO contact with me and made NO effort to be a part of our daughter's life, yet she gets to collect money?! What the actual ****! This money is for my DAUGHTER who lives with ME!
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  • Jan 18th, 2017
    Terence P. from Big Rapids, MI signed.
  • Jan 18th, 2017
    Someone from Ann Arbor, MI writes:
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    this is just gross that moms sit at home while doing nothing and the father has to go and work even though he doesnt have his kids and and we all know that the entire legal system is pro woman and is against men and woman in most situations are the primary aggressor in domestic violence situations even though the man always gets sent to jail
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  • Jan 18th, 2017
    melody c. from ringgold, GA writes:
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    I don't agree with this at all>>Mother's should not be forced to go to work when they have kids in primary school! I think once they go to middle school then the moms could and should help support their kids!
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  • Jan 18th, 2017
    William P. from Meriden, CT writes:
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    Hi my name is William I seen women selling food stamps for. Money women's having to many kids because they know that the justice have there back this need to change send them to work just like what we do for a living some women abuse the system I bet you if the system be more stricter they won't be so many women having kids they doing it because the support them I know a young girl 26 old have 7 kids she said why should I work if she good tax payer money to support them I'm sorry but this system need to stop abuse abuse is the truth
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  • Jan 17th, 2017
    Jessica A. from Wrightwood, CA writes:
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    Child support is incredibly sexist, why aren't feminists all over this? It is looked at from a view of "the woman should not work she should be home caring for the child. The man should be the soul provider for the family." That's not how we live in today's society.
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  • Jan 17th, 2017
    Rene L. from New Britain, CT writes:
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    I agree with this. My ex does not work because not only does she get child support from me she is also getting ssi from the state and she wants to take me to court for more money and my child is almost 18 .This is not fair. I know my responsibility to my son but she is well enough to work while he is in school. There is nothing I can do but just let her have her way with the system. Does anyone have any advise? This is in Texas
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  • Jan 17th, 2017
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  • Jan 17th, 2017
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  • Jan 17th, 2017
    Someone from Richmond, VA writes:
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    fathers should be able to claim child support on taxes, the mom can and she gets a tax bonus, the laws cater to women. This needs addressed as men our car ins, and many other things cost more due to our sex.
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  • Jan 16th, 2017
    BiteMe D. from Beverly Hills, CA writes:
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    Maybe all you people *****ing and complaining need to stop having ****ing kids. Jesus, total waste of life morons.
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  • Jan 16th, 2017
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