In a perfect world, all parents would pay their child support on time. Unfortunately, there are many situations in which Longwood parents do not receive their payments. Incarceration, for example, may result in a loss of child support payments during the imprisoned parent’s sentence. At the law firm of Michelle A. Barry, we understand how difficult these situations are for parents who depend on child support to raise their children. As such, we work hard to ensure that custodial parents understand what may occur when noncustodial parents go to prison.
When parents in Florida and around the country do not pay their court-ordered child support, there are consequences. An assistant district attorney in Wisconsin is finding information on Facebook to help prosecute parents who are behind in their child support payments. Social media could be used in the same way to catch delinquent parents all over the country.
Florida residents may be interested to learn that Beyonce Knowles' father found himself in family court recently. The singer had fired him as her manager in 2011, reportedly resulting in a substantial drop in his income. As a result, he filed court papers seeking a downward modification to his child support obligation.