Posts Tagged ‘unmarried parents’

Tips For Unmarried Parents Who Want to Raise Children Together

A lot of people, especially in recent years have decided upon living together either before or instead of marriage. There are several varying reasons for this, but the most common reasons are that the couple wants to live together and get to know each other better before deciding to get married, the couple doesn’t believe… Continue reading →

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Unmarried Partners and Estate Planning

Today, more Americans than ever are choosing to live together rather than get married, which was made apparent in the Census data which showed that the number of live-in couples in the U.S. rose 25 percent between 2000 and 2010. It is important for unmarried couples to note that they do not have some of… Continue reading →

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Unmarried Parents and Child Support

In every state, parents are required to support their children. Therefore, parents are required to pay child support even if they were never married.  If one parent financially supports the child more than the other, then the non-custodial parent will have to pay child support. Amount of support is determined depends on how much each… Continue reading →

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I am unmarried with a child

Unmarried parents are a diverse group. Some unmarried parents are in a loving relationship and share a home, while others would probably be estranged if not for the child they share. However, unmarried parents, whether together or not, share unique issues with regard to child custody, child support and visitation rights. Unlike divorced parents, for… Continue reading →

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Can My Child Support Be Waived?

Child support is an integral part of the legal proceedings undertaken in a divorce. State laws say that parents have a legal duty to support their children regardless of whether the parents are together or divorced. There are many moms out there that don’t want the father to seek custody and/or visitation. Or, what about… Continue reading →