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Tag Archives: Child Support Obligations

Decline in U.S. Migration Tied to Divorce Rate

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Over the last 50 years, Americans have fallen into a pattern of moving much less frequently. In fact, the rate of annual U.S. interstate migration in 2015 was only half as much as it was in 1965. Researchers over the years have considered many different factors to change this steep decline in migration, such… Read More »

SupportPay App Helps Divorced Parents Share Costs for Child

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

In many cases, divorced parents must deal with financial issues regarding their children for many years after their divorce becomes final. Expenses like private school tuition, book fees, and extracurricular activity uniforms and gear only seem to grow as a child grows, and parents often are unprepared to deal with costs that aren’t specifically… Read More »

Who Pays for Children’s Medical Expenses After a Divorce?

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Child support can include both direct payments of cash, or indirect benefits, such as the payment of medical or dental expenses. There are two major issues regarding children’s medical expenses after a couple separates or gets divorced. First, one or both parents may be ordered to provide health insurance coverage for the child, normally… Read More »

Who Pays the Tuition for Private School

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Your children have attended private school since their first day of kindergarten. They are well adapted and progressing within their grades. Most of their friends attend the same school and they enthusiastically participate in various extracurricular activities. Unfortunately, the happy marriage that was in place when the private schooling began has fallen by the… Read More »