LOS ANGELES (AP) - A judge approved a substantial cut in the amount of child support that Beyonce Knowles' father must pay because his income dropped after his superstar daughter fired him as her manager. A ruling obtained by The Associated Press shows that a Los Angeles Superior Court judge... more »
BRANDON, Miss. (AP) - A Louisiana man has been sentenced to serve eight months in prison for failing to pay support for his child in Mississippi. Attorney General Jim Hood says 49-year-old Mark Bushnell, of Alexandria, La., pleaded guilty Monday in Rankin County Circuit Court. Bushnell was sentenced to five... more »
Being a single parent can be tough, especially when one parent fails to pay child support. But a new website is cracking down on deadbeat moms and dads, by providing a searchable data base that currently has over 53,000 people listed as failing to pay up.
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The state is intercepting BP disaster payments from parents who owe child support. The largest BP claim yet to be intercepted for child support: more than 33-thousand dollars from a father who's only made 8 support payments in the last nine years.
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St. Martin Parish rounded up parents not paying child support. "I ain't working right now. I've got a hurt back i've been disabled since 1990,"said Cody Begnaud. Sherriff's deputies say Begnaud owes at least ten-thousand dollars in child support. "From time to time we do these sweeps as an effort... more »
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) Gambling winnings will soon be subject to seizure from parents who haven't paid their child support. Gov. Bobby Jindal signed the measure by Sen. Nick Gautreaux into law Thursday that allows for the taking of the gambling wins for back-owed child support. It will let the... more »
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Gov. Bobby Jindal said he backs a proposal to seize the gambling winnings of parents who haven't paid their child support. The measure (House Bill 53) by Sen. Nick Gautreaux, D-Meaux, would allow the confiscation of casino winnings of $1,200 or more if the winner... more »