Monday, March 4, 2013

Jordan seeks dismissal of paternity suit

Michael Jordan is seeking the dismissal of the recently filed paternity case. Jordan alleges that the paternity of the child was already established in the mother's recent divorce case.

Thursday, February 14, 2013

PA lawmaker wants rapists to pay child support

A PA lawmaker wants convicted rapists who father children as a result of their crime to pay child support even though their parental rights have been terminated.

Monday, February 11, 2013

Dad sues judge for sleeping with baby Momma

A MI judge is being sued by a father for civil right violations because the judge in his child support case was sleeping with the mother of the man's child.

Friday, February 8, 2013

Thursday, February 7, 2013

WA considers making drunk drivers pay child support

A bill currently under consideration in WA would require drunk drivers that kill to pay child support for the children of their victims.

UT considers giving 14 year olds input in their custody

The UT Senate passed a bill giving 14 year old children a say in their custody. Current law gives such input to 16 year olds. The bill has yet to be considered by the House.

Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Father of missing Boy wants divorce delayed

The father of a missing OR boy who disappeared in 2010 has asked the court to delay his divorce until the criminal investigation into his Wife (the boy's step-mother) reaches a conclusion.

Monday, February 4, 2013

IL lags behind in Child Support calculation

Unlike most other states IL does not consider the custodial parent's income when determining child support. Additionally, IL does not allow for any reduction in the child support amount based on the amount of time that the child spends with the non-custodial parent. FL and GA take both of these factors in consideration.

Saturday, February 2, 2013

Thursday, January 31, 2013

No Child Support from WI Clinic that gave vitamins instead of birth control

A Wisc. clinic mistakenly gave a woman vitamins instead of birth control pills. An appellate court ruled that the clinic is not responsible for child support. However, the court also ruled that the clinic could be sued by the mother (and father?) for financial damages as a result of the birth.

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

5 Common Divorce/Tax Questions

5 Common Divorce/Tax Questions

1. What is my filing status?
2. Can I claim the dependency exemption?
3. Can I deduct child support?
4. Can I deduct alimony?
5. Can I deduct attorney fees?

click on the link to read the answers.