An Ohio appeals court has upheld a judge’s order that a deadbeat father can’t have more kids until he pays his back child support.
In a 5-4 decision in June, the Supreme Court majority reached two conclusions. It said that nothing in state law requires parents to financially support their offspring after they turn 21, and it also said the Legislature has not passed a law to require parents to pay support for, or on the behalf of, adult disabled children.
FINDLAY, Ohio — A man who disappeared decades ago is finding out there’s no easy way to come back from the dead. Donald Miller Jr.
Two prominent Republicans, including a nephew of former Gov. Haley Barbour, are lobbying for bills that would let the Mississippi Department of Human Services hire private companies to collect overdue child support payments.
The Mississippi Department of Human Services could hire private companies to handle child support collections under a bill that passed the state Senate on Wednesday.
Over the past year, about 20 people have been indicted on felony charges for not paying court-ordered child children. “We go after the worst of the worst and try to create a deterrent,” Attorney General Jim Hood told The Clarion-Ledger.