Here’s the law on child support in Pennsylvania as I understand it: the agency charged with establishing paternity can act negligently and even maliciously and pay no penalty for it; but if a father misses a court date, he … Read the rest
Here’s a fine article by attorney Joseph Cordell who’s long been a staunch advocate for fathers in family courts (Huffington Post, 5/3/13). There are plenty of attorneys who advertise their support for fathers, but many of those … Read the rest
A New York appellate court has ruled that child support is to be paid only by non-custodial parents regardless of any disparity in the incomes of two divorced parents. Read about it here (ThomsonReuters, 4/18/13).
Some things just boggle the mind. Even after years of fighting the countless battles for common sense and fairness in family courts, years in which I often feel like I’ve seen it all – some things still simply amaze. Here’s… Read the rest
Lucien Khodeir is perhaps Canada’s reigning expert on its child support laws. He’s written 10 articles and two books on the subject. He has attempted to enlist the aid of the Attorney General of Canada in correcting child support … Read the rest
A new report concludes that between 95% and 98.5% of all incarcerations in Massachusetts sentenced from the Massachusetts Probate and Family Courts from 2001 through 2011 have been men. … Read the rest
A state judge in Virginia recently came up with a novel approach to the problem of paternity fraud and child support. In fact, it’s one I’d encourage other judges to consider when ruling in similar situations. Read about it … Read the rest