Dollars and sense : improving the determination of child support obligations for low-income mothers, fathers and children.

Page Count
56
Year Published
2002
Author (Organization)
National Women's Law Center.
Center on Fathers, Families and Public Policy.
Resource Type
Report
Resource Format
PDF
This second Common Ground report grew out of a series of meetings that explored the economic issues around child support in greater depth: policies that would give more child support payments to children, rather than use them to reimburse public assistance and Medicaid costs; set child support awards in a fair and realistic way; modify awards to reflect changing circumstances; manage arrears; and increase family income. The diverse and public policy advocates, practitioners, and re-searchers who participated in the meetings are listed in the Appendix. (Author abstract).

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