There are a number of ways that divorce can affect the financial stability of spouses that are looking to dissolve their marriages. Many people in Clark, Washington, understood this, but did not have a full grasp of it until it was too late. This is why people should be aware of what happens during divorce and how these things can affect an individual in the long run. One of the major costs of divorce comes in the form of child support, the payment that is made by the noncustodial parent to the custodial parent.
Former basketball star Dennis Rodman has been grabbing headlines lately after his much-publicized trip to North Korea. But the political hullabaloo surrounding Rodman these days may have overshadowed a more domestic problem for the star: his unpaid child support.
Today, nearly everyone has a Facebook page. Many people use Facebook to inform friends and family how they are doing and what's new in their lives. While most people choose to keep their Facebook pages private, one man failed to do so. As a result, his Facebook page is being used as evidence in a felony child support case.
In the midst of a divorce, both spouses' lives change greatly. Changes to permanent residences, personal finances and personal possessions are all situations to which divorcees must adjust. For parents who chose to divorce, legal issues surrounding child custody and child support must also be worked out.
In recent years, social media has infiltrated American's lives. Many Americans and Washington residents, use social media daily to inform friends of their whereabouts, post photos and share opinions and thoughts on various matters. Now law enforcement officials are also realizing just how useful social media can be, especially in child support cases.
If you've been to any large store or watched any commercials recently, you probably have a good idea of what marketers think moms want for Mother's Day. Women want flowers, candy, a dinner date or homemade gifts from the children. So why did so many mothers also give something expensive on Mother's Day?
According to the Office of Inspector General of the Department of Heath and Human Services, the public will be able to help identify parents who are in contempt of child support payments.
Many of our Washington readers are familiar with the T.V. show "Two and a Half Men." In many recent news stories involving members of the show's cast, we have seen instances of life imitating art in the form of domestic and family law disputes. Most of those stories have involved the show's former star, Charlie Sheen. However, the show's other star, Jon Cryer, has recently made the news because of his own child support case.
The warrant unit is a group of at least 20 marshals, many who come from different backgrounds and have varied experience. They are paid subcontractors who round up parents who have outstanding warrants for not paying child support. Every state has them, including Washington.
Child support payments are mandated by the courts to help ensure both parents have the financial resources they need to raise their children. However, when one parent refuses to pay, he or she can be taken to court and held accountable for their actions.