Taking a hard look at child support enforcement

Child support plays an invaluable role in the quality of a child’s life and their trajectory toward a healthy and positive future. However, non-custodial parents with criminal records often find themselves unable to meet child support obligations due to an inability to secure stable employment.

Putting kids first in child support

Here’s an audacious idea.  Let’s recreate our child support system to put kids first. We say the State’s program is in the best interests of the child now, but our policies tell a different story.  Let’s restructure our policies to make sure they encourage parents to support their children rather then turn them away. Here […]