Non-custodial parents in the state of Texas may be obligated to monthly, court-ordered payments. The amount of support is dependent on the income of the parent and number of childr...
About Child Support Laws
States have their own laws about child support calculation and enforcement. However, most states are actively involved in enforcing child support orders....
edit]. Main article: Child support by country · Child support in the United States
varies state-by-state and ...
Jul 6, 2015 ... Section 228 of Title 18, United States Code, makes it illegal for an individual to
willfully fail to pay child support in certain circumstances.
At the same time, the Federal government began requiring each state to create a means for establishing paternity and collecting child support
on behalf of children receiving Federal assistance through AFDC.
This amendment (42 U.S.C. §§ 651 et seq.), is also known as T... More »
When a court orders a parent to pay child support, the parent must pay directly to
the child's ... To determine the law in a particular jurisdiction, see state laws.
Welcome to the "Child Support" section of FindLaw's Family Law Center,
providing legal information and resources for parents in need of child support
If you're divorced or unmarried, you may be required to pay child support. Learn
more about what it is and your responsibilities in different scenarios.
Child support law deals with the legal obligation of non-custodial parents to
contribute financially to the rearing of their children.
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