Child Support Payments

Child Support Payments

Payments pursuant to a court order, divorce decree, or other legal obligation for the support of a taxpayer's child. Payments for child support do not constitute alimony and are not includible in gross income by the recipient or deductible as alimony by the payer.
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Child support payments can be the only thing standing between children of single parents and poverty, so when someone abandons their obligations, they are not only putting themselves at risk of arrest, theyre also hurting their kids and the community.
THE Full Monty is based on the 1997 film, which famously starred Robert Carlyle as Gaz who, after losing his job at a steel factory, learns that his wife wants to sue him for missed child support payments.
When the state's scofflaws uses the suspension of driver's licenses to punish parents over child support payments, it's far worse than elementary school boys using bricks to pound a nails, and that's a point that Scott seemingly wants to hammer into the heads of lawmakers at the county and state level.
Her ex-husband paid child support payments for three of their four children for the first year following their divorce but failed to continue payments after that.
Singer Britney Spears and her former husband Kevin Federline have settled their dispute over child support payments. The Toxic singer, who had been in dispute with her ex for several months as he wanted the amount of child support increased from $20,000 a month to $25,000, agreed to increase her monthly payments by "thousands more", reports dailymail.co.uk.
Constantine George Theoharis, 52, went missing off the coast near Fort Lauderdale, Florida, on March 20, right as he was due in court for missed child support payments.
Tribune News Service Britney Spears's ex-husband is to seek an increase in child support payments from the singer.
Little is a family law attorney whose practice is focused on the representation of clients in negotiations and disputes involving prenuptial agreements, complex divorce actions, the valuation of tangible and intangible business and personal assets, the appropriate division of assets and debts, child custody, and alimony and child support payments. Much of his practice involves the representation of clients who have complicated financial situations, particularly those with substantial investments as well as ownership interests in closely held businesses.
The Texas Attorney General's Office has found a new way to punish parents who are behind on child support payments: blocking their vehicle registration renewal.
On average, child support payments from the absent parent represent 40 percent of additional income for poor families.
He does, though, run the risk of another kind of bill - donors without a licensed agreement can be asked for child support payments at any time.
He had also stabbed his ex-wife repeatedly because she took him to court over child support payments he owed to her, but she survived.

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