Month: January 2014

WHEN YOUR TEXAS DRIVERS LICENSE GETS SUSPENDED

Texas Child Support Drivers License Suspension Texas’ license suspension rules are pretty straightforward: Under TFC 232.003, if you are behind in child support for 3 or more months, and were given an opportunity to catch up but failed, a court or the IV-D Agency may order the suspension of your licenses or permits. The state has …

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Q&A: DOES A CHILD SUPPORT OFFICE LOOK INTO IMMIGRATION STATUS?

This one is controversial. With all the legal and lay opinions on “anchor babies” and immigration reform, there is bound to be some heartfelt feelings on social policy and the welfare state when it comes to a discussion on whether state child support offices do or should investigate children’s or parents’ immigration status. During my …

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MICHIGAN: A DEFENSE TO NOT PAYING SUPPORT?: I’M UNABLE TO BAY versus IT’S IMPOSSIBLE TO PAY

Interesting news tidbit coming out of Michigan’s Supreme Court involving defenses to child support enforcement:  NCPs now have a defense against child support enforcement–that they cannot pay child support; but it just better be because it is impossible for them to pay, i.e., the NCP has exhausted all resources from which to support his or …

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