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  • Child Support Owed While Incarcerated
    Child Support Owed While Incarcerated

    Father [F] and Mother [M] were never married, but had a daughter [D] in 1994. In 1995, under a paternity request, M went into court seeking child support from F based on his income and how much time ...

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  • Different Results Under the Family Code and Welfare & Institutions Code Regarding Domestic Violence
    Different Results Under the Family Code and Welfare & Institutions Code Regarding Domestic Violence

    Mother [M] has two sons – half siblings – S1 born in 2012, and S2 born in 2014. F1 is the father of S1. M became involved with the Los Angeles County Department of Family and child Services ...

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  • Reasonable Child Support Costs for Education
    Reasonable Child Support Costs for Education

    Mother [M] and Father [F] were never married, but shared a child together [C]. M was legally granted both legal and physical custody of [C] via a court order in 2015. F was ordered to pay M child ...

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  • Cocaine Use Does Not Belong in the Family Home
    Cocaine Use Does Not Belong in the Family Home

    In March of 2017, Mother [M] went to her doctor’s office and requested help for cocaine addiction. The doctor contacted the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services [DCFS] to get ...

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  • Stocks Go Up and Support Can Go Down
    Stocks Go Up and Support Can Go Down

    Husband [H] married Wife [W] in 1996. In 1997, the couple’s first of their four children was born. The couple decided that W, a pediatric nurse, would stay home to care for their children while H be ...

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  • Coping on COAP
    Coping on COAP

    In California, both parents are financially responsible for the care of their children. When the parents do not financially provide for their children, the state government will step in providing aid ...

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