Making Fathers Pay: The Enforcement of Child Support

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A couple with children divorce. A court orders the father to pay child support, but the father fails to pay. This pattern repeats itself thousands of times every year in nearly every American state. "Making Fathers Pay" is David L. Chambers's study of the child-support collection process in Michigan, the state most successful in inducing fathers to pay. He begins by reporting the perilous financial problems of divorced mothers with children, problems faced even by mothers who work full time and receive child support. The ...

Making Fathers Pay: The Enforcement of Child Support 1979, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226100777

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