Essays Tagged: "Child support"

Divorce, The Destruction of the American Family

ns states in his book Divorced Families, "Unless the relationships created by marriage and birth of children satisfy the needs for love, caring, and emotional support, the marriage is not considered a ... most often gets custody, may have to seek a job or two out side of the home. This is partly because child support income is inadequate and some fathers fail to uphold their responsibilities. The child ...

(2 pages) 193 0 4.6 Oct/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

This essay is a biography of Charles Manson. In Freudian terms, it explains the way his mind worked. This essay was made for psychology 41 (Life Span).

Biography of Charles MansonAn illegitimate and unplanned child, Charles Manson was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, November 12, 1934 to Kathleen Maddox, a promiscu ... to a lot of trouble. Two years later, Kathleen filed suit against Colonel Scott of Ashland, KY, for child support, which she was awarded, but never received. Kathleen was briefly married to William Ma ... ie never knew his father and never had a real father figure. His mother was the kind of parent that children are taken away from and placed in foster homes. Kathleen had a habit of disappearing for da ...

(8 pages) 285 2 3.7 Jul/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

What is the future of the family in Canada?

occurred in the family in recent decades, however, it has not harmed the family beyond repair. The children of the future are not doomed. In fact data shows that families are evolving, families are s ... probably never existed at all.' For example, three-quarters of absentee fathers in Japan don't pay child support. Furthermore, one third of all children in northern Europe are born to mothers that ar ...

(2 pages) 52 0 2.5 Feb/1997

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Divorce and Children

Divorce and ChildrenAccording to John S. Dacey and John F. Travers, "During the early childhood year, children d ... rce" (191).The changes and stress associated with divorce typically cause multiple problems for all children. We think of divorce as a sequence of experiences. The conflicts and disagreements that lea ... sagreements that lead to divorce undoubtedly begin long before the divorce itself and influence any children who witness any parental unhappiness. Following the divorce, parents often are less sensiti ...

(4 pages) 89 0 3.7 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

Child custody.

Child CustodyThe child custody case can be one of the most contentious forms of family law litigatio ... is: in order to determine primary conservatorship the court will look to the "best interests of the child." It is a "goody feely" term at best, but it is the standard.Children need both parents. Excep ... ents. Except in cases where one parent is abusive or unable to provide proper care and supervision, children benefit when both Mom and Dad play major roles in their lives. Mediation helps parents figu ...

(4 pages) 82 0 3.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

Children of divorce..

ny times this will result in a divorce, which can be a painful process, even more so when there are children involved.The laws make it easy for people to divorce on grounds of "no fault, or irreconcil ... st parents who are divorcing are so consumed with their own problems that they do not prepare their children for the divorce, causing the children to become confused and insecure.Parents will "use" th ...

(3 pages) 141 4 3.7 Sep/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

Disinheriting rights of parents.

DISINHERITING RIGHTSChildren should be respectful and love their parents without thinking of what they will inherit if a ... hout thinking of what they will inherit if anything. Many people feel as though disinheriting their children is degrading and will cause dispute among siblings and show favoritism. Although, disinheri ... favoritism. Although, disinheriting may cause some problems or conflicts between parents and their children they have every right to make the decision. Children would not want someone else to make th ...

(2 pages) 28 0 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights

Tax Research

have found:ISSUIES:(1) Whether Owen DiGovmentt is entitled to claim dependency exemptions and to a childtax credit for his children for 2004.(2) How the obligations Owen DiGovmentt paid to his ex-spo ... e obligations Owen DiGovmentt paid to his ex-spouse have to be classified,as alimony deduction or a child support?RULES:1. Internal Revenue Code - Sec. 151 (c) (1).2. Internal Revenue Code - Sec.152 ( ...

(6 pages) 84 0 3.5 May/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Child Custody after Divorce.

If divorce isn't stressful enough among couples, when children are involved, it adds a whole other level of stress and emotions into the mix. Parents will ... and emotions into the mix. Parents will often loose sight of what is in the best interest of their children. Where do the children fit into this whole new life that is being created? Unfortunately ch ... w life that is being created? Unfortunately children often become financial pawns in a divorce when child custody issues are being decided.When dealing with child custody there are four different type ...

(7 pages) 65 1 5.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

The Canadian Divorce Act: The Practicality of an Age-Old Document in Modern Day Society

law clearly demonstrate how the application of the Divorce Act 1985 is beneficial to both spouses; child custody, the division of assets, child and spousal support, and the grounds for divorce.The Di ... effect, and redefined what constituted a marriage breakdown, divorce rates have steadily declined .Child custody is one of the major issues a couple faces when getting a divorce. Couples are able to ...

(4 pages) 25 0 3.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

First PERSONAL legal experience, detailing some information regarding divorce and child support.

e from recent events in my boyfriend's life. A recent divorce from his ex-wife with whom he has two children with, has sent us into a legal head spin. Although my name isn't on all the mailings and pa ... ith him through the procedure and the hardships legal proceedings can bring. In a divorce involving children, the courts will set up custody, child support and parenting time; these cases are handled ...

(3 pages) 16 0 0.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

"Analyzing Income Tax Implications" Cycle I and II

ies because he is a student under the age of 24 years old, and his parents provide over half of the child support in the tax year. Gillian qualifies as well because her gross income of $12,000, even t ...

(2 pages) 42 0 4.8 Sep/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Deadbeat Dads: Epidemic

Irresponsible parents or political scapegoats? It’s very easy to bring a child into this world. It takes a man and a woman to quickly construct a child in the heat of the mo ... akes off on the mother and the newborn baby. He is suddenly faced with the responsibility of costly child support and simply being around and tending to this new child in his life. It is a life alteri ... make an escape due to the fact that they don’t want to be involved with the mother and the new child, therefore leave the child behind, fatherless. I believe all deadbeat dads are selfish, irresp ...

(1 pages) 17 1 1.0 Jun/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Contemporary Myths

e-family myth. One myth that is prevalent in the United States about single-parent families is that children who are raised by single parents are likely to get into more troublesome issues in society ... get into more troublesome issues in society and have more social problems (MetLife). Many of these children are said to be abusive, thieves, and many times get involved in drugs. Another myth about s ...

(3 pages) 43 0 4.2 Jun/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

Comparison essay between the m

s are very good which can include a $100 000 salary. Often the earnings go towards paying bills and child support. These jobs give the workers independence and freedom to do what they want. The profes ... mpared to Murphy from the Perfect Storm that is lots of money. Murphy saved his earnings to pay off child support and mortgages. He was very careful with what he did with the net proceeds because his ...

(4 pages) 743 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

My Mother as a Role Model

law and she worked three days a week at the Hartfield Legal Clinic in South Detroit. Because good child-care was hard to find, it was my playground on many late afternoons.As a privileged child, ... ght clients who were being evicted and needed to know their legal rights. Others were fighting for child support from ex-lovers and husbands who had shirked responsibility for their offspring. Other ...

(2 pages) 39 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Are You My Dad? Compare and Contrast Fathers

What defines a father and a dad? Should a child's love and devotion be toward the man who donated the sperm to bring him to life? Should a chi ... child's love and devotion be toward the man whose only link to him is because he is married to the child's mother? In my 32 years I have come to realize that there is a big difference between a fathe ... ided to enlist in the military, and has never hesitated to step in as a father figure, for my three children, in my absence.Another difference between my father and my dad is how financially responsib ...

(2 pages) 8 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Teen Pregnancy

, my parents got divorced. After that we moved around a lot, and I guess I didn't have a very great child hood. So when I became sixteen and stated dating, I "fell in love." We thought that if I got p ... ions. Five percent of many teen girls put their child up for adoption. One of the main reasons is cost. The minimum price to raise a child is twenty ...

(2 pages) 29 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

U.S. Supreme Court and the Impact of Sentencing

ng productivity. This is generally done by proof of work dependability, scholastic progress, paying child support, complying by court ordered sanctions, no further convictions, the absence of drugs in ...

(7 pages) 92 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Deadbeat Parents This is a term paper on the growing issues with deadbeat parents.

enturies, and these laws found that the father had only a non-enforceable moral duty to support his children. This financial dependency theme reoccurred almost in every support case decided by the cou ... nth-century were almost always forced to live in poverty.In 1950, Congress passed the first Federal child support enforcement legislation requiring State welfare agencies to notify appropriate law enf ...

(7 pages) 14 0 0.0 Jun/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues