child support

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Noun1.child support - court-ordered support paid by one spouse to the other who has custody of the children after the parents are separated
support payment - a payment made by one person for the support of another
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All three documents contained the words "Pro[tective] Order dismissed" and "any child support obligation ceases."
One legislative change would remove the unintended incentive under current law for custodial parents to deprive noncustodial parents of having the 128 overnights and thus preserve the greater child support. Conversely noncustodial parents seek at least 128 overnights so they do not suffer the financial hit, advisory panel members told the Senate Judicial Proceedings and House Judiciary committees.
There are only three areas which the statute specifically designates as being possible sources of financial contributions by parents in addition to basic child support, often referred to as "add-ons." One of these is for the provision of and payment toward healthcare insurance and expenses for the child, which is detailed in several paragraphs of the law.
( In the two-page brief , Jolie's attorney Samantha Bley DeJean claimed, "the informal arrangements around the payment of the children's expenses have not been regularly sustained by [Pitt] for over a year and a half, [Jolie] intends to file an RFO [request for court order] for the establishment of a retroactive child support order."
The Maleficent star, 43, alleges that Pitt, 54, has paid "no meaningful child support since separation" in papers filed in Los Angeles Superior Court.
Under Korean law, single mothers can sue biological fathers for child support.
Two years later, Santilli was named deputy chief of child support services, and she assumed her present position in 2004.
The child support paid by divorced fathers in Israel is among the highest in the OECD, with only Swiss fathers paying more.
With virtually no income, inmates who owe child support often leave prison with overwhelming debt--between $10,000 and $110,000 for each of them, according to a Marshall Project study of noncustodial parents in 10 states.
The Work and Pensions Committee said the Child Maintenance Service (CMS) must be tougher on enforcing payment of child support and tackling gaps in its provision for cases of domestic violence.
* New approaches to workforce optimization to help create a better employee experience for the child support workforce

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