In Missouri, when two parents go through a divorce, part of the process requires them to submit a parenting plan to the court. This parenting plan is intended to create a stable environment and includes specific information regarding how the children will be raised.
Just two weeks after being accused of not being current on his child support, free agent Terrell Owens has paid all of the money that was owed. Now his attorney is requesting that the mother of his child - Melanie Paige Smith - drop the request that was filed to hold Owens in contempt of court for failing to stick to his portion of the court-ordered child support agreement.
The chief executive of an international financial group has been ordered to pay his wife in excess of $750,000 in interest charges on a $7.5 million payment that was previously agreed upon as part of the couple's divorce settlement. The claim is that by being late on the payment, he would have to pay her interest dating back to June of 2005 when the agreement was made.
A mother is facing ten felony charges for failure to pay child support. At this point she owes more than $50,000, and if convicted on all ten of the charges she could face more than 23 years in prison.
Kirk Stange is to speak to attorneys, paralegals, guardians ad litems, social workers and counselor at the National Business Institute's Advanced Family Seminar. The seminar will be on Friday, March 11, 2011, from 8:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the Crowne Plaza St. Louis-Clayton. Mr. Stange will be speaking about Non-Traditional Family Structures and Paternity Disputes, Effectively Arguing Contempt Issues and Special Issues in Military Divorce.
Failing to pay child support is a crime that can carry rather serious consequences.
Right now a judge's decision in Georgia is being questioned due to a man being held in jail for not paying child support, even though he literally had only 39 cents in his account at the time of his arrest.