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    Noncustodial Parent Moves

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    Often times parents do not remain within the same vicinity of one another once the relationship has ended. This situation can be quite difficult for a child to deal with, especially if their parents live hours away from each other. The custodial parent may have many reasons for wanting to relocate to another state or country, however there are many factors, which determine whether the court system will allow the parent to relocate. People relocate for jobs, economic reasons, cheaper housing and educational opportunities. While these are all valid reasons, if it causes a hardship on the child, the courts…

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    Essay On Child Support

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    “It 's easier to invade a small country than to file a court document.” Parents that fail to pay child support is a serious problem that our society faces everyday, yet it’s gone under the radar for numerous occasions. Parents are irresponsible, unable to afford it, or are forgetful or unaware that they need to be paying child support in the first place. It is difficult for a family to live off of one paycheck and support a teen or child. Child support not getting paid can hinder the…

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    Social Security Amendment

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    problem. Although, per Reichel (1977), "A social problem is a condition which is defined by a considerable number of persons as a deviation from some social norm which they cherish”. To analyze the social problem, we must study the history of child support legislation passed in the United States. Below is a brief history. “The Uniform Desertion and Non-Support Act was approved by the National Conference of Commissions on Uniform State Laws in 1910 (Wolf, 2016). In the beginning, this law was…

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    defined as, “payment made for the support of the children of divorced or separated parents while the children are minors or until they reach an age set by the separation agreement or in a court order.” The problem that comes with child support is that either parent can enter a courtroom without a job and place a larger financial burden on the other parent. “Courts do not verify where the money is spent all the time, allowing parents receiving it to spend however they wish. Courts can include…

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    in poverty, or the overall number of children needing support from noncustodial parents. Collaborative efforts between the federal and state governments work to accomplish numerous objectives: locate absent parents, establish paternity, establish support orders, review, modify, collect, and distribute support, ensure medical support, and enforcement of support orders that cross-jurisdictional lines. Non-paying parents have gone to great lengths in attempts to avoid their obligation to pay…

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    Child Support Case Study

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    He also argues that this amount would pay for half of the mother’s household expenses, while he is only legally obligated to pay for his child. His obligation does not include: the mother, her boyfriend and the other child. According to 750 ILCS 5/505(a) the minimum support for one child is 20% of the supporting party’s income. Department of Pub. Aid ex rel. Temple v. Van Kampen, at 768. Child support is not restricted to only the "shown needs" of the child. The parent with the higher income…

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    single parents, same sex parents, unmarried couples, and etc. Culture plays important role in defining family as well. For example, some general public might believe that there needs to be a male and a female in oder to raise the children and have a family. On the other hand, one might believe that it doesn’t need to be opposite-sex to raise children and have a family. Another example, most people might say there need to be both parents to have a family.…

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    father figures in the lives of children, they both take very different approaches to this topic. Both stories share many similarities. First off, the main similarity is that both stories are about mistake-filled fathers who are now trying to get to know their children and sort of “make-up” for lost time. “Powder” features a father who is viewed as more reckless than the father in “Today Will Be a Quiet Day”, even to the extent that he isn’t even trusted by his own child at first, but towards…

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    Chaos: A Short Story

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    Yeah, right it’s one of my dad’s favorite phrases. I have rebelled against my parents many times, but this time I am serious. Chaos continued, “ You, Prometheus, are the final fate after you are of age your word will be law, but until then your mind and body are both still mine to command don’t you dare forget that now go back to practice.” This has become my life now wake up in darkness, play in darkness and now according to my dad die in darkness. Where ever I go to control my powers I see…

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    A Life of Picking Sides in Losing Battles My dad was a cop and my mom was a bartender who smoked pot. I like to use that line when asked about my parents. It’s also a good summation if asked about my childhood. “What were the best and worst parts of your day?” My mom asked me and my sisters at dinner when we were kids. We always joked, “Being here with my family.” It wasn’t an acceptable answer for either part of the question. I hated that part of dinner. But for the rest of my life, past the…

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