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What is a deadbeat parent?

When a parent is ordered to pay child support by the family law judge and continuously fails to do so, he or she is known as a deadbeat parent. The term ‘deadbeat’ is used when the parent has the means to pay, but does not.  Do not confuse this with a parent who is unable… Continue reading →

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A deadbeat parent

A deadbeat parent is a parent who continuously fails to pay court-ordered child support.  This has nothing to do with losing a job – they have the means to pay, they just do not.  In addition, a deadbeat parent is not always the father. When a parent falls behind in child support payments, the state… Continue reading →