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Texas jails a man for six months for paying child support…

January 22, 2014
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Texas jails a man for six months for paying child support…

In June of 2013 Texas repealed a long-standing law preventing courts from holding people in contempt for falling behind in child support if they paid up. No more. Now, Texas judges can throw a person in the slammer when their child support payments are current, maximum sentence six months in jail plus fees. From...
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Posted in Alimony, Child Custody, Child Support, Judges Bad | 2 Comments »

NCFM Treasurer, Deborah Watkins, “REPRODUCTIVE RIGHTS: A MORE COMPLETE EXAMINATION”

July 14, 2013
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NCFM Treasurer, Deborah Watkins, “REPRODUCTIVE RIGHTS:  A MORE COMPLETE EXAMINATION”

REPRODUCTIVE RIGHTS: A MORE COMPLETE EXAMINATION By Deborah Watkins NCFM Treasurer                  So often any discussion about reproductive choices as they affect both genders immediately goes straight to the abortion issue. The discussion then turns into a debate between pro-life and pro-choice ideologies, and completely bypasses the broad spectrum of issues which affect...
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Posted in Action, Activism, Child Abduction, Child Custody, Child Support, Children's' Rights, Choice, Contraception, Discrimination Against Males, Double Standard, Entitlements, Government Programs for Women, Paternity, Paternity Fraud, Paternity Wrongful | 4 Comments »

Access to justice — a panel discussion re Turner v. Rogers and ramifications for child support

July 31, 2012
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Access to justice — a panel discussion re Turner v. Rogers and ramifications for child support

Panel Sponsored by Office of Child Support Enforcement and Department of Justice Access to Justice Initiative (Also see: http://www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/cse/pubs/2012/csr/csr1207.pdf) “A panel of experts discusses the critical messages from Turner v. Rogers and its implications for child support. Turner v. Rogers requires states in civil contempt proceedings to provide procedures that ensure a fundamentally fair...
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Posted in Child Support, Courts Appellate, Discrimination Against Men, Due Process, Progress | 8 Comments »