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Research & Case Law

The Effect of Child Support and Self-Sufficiency Programs on Reducing Direct Support Public Costs

May 1999

This report examines cost avoidance of government funded programs attributable to regular child support income. While the report examines cost avoidance in Washington State, the methodology could be used by other states.

TL v. CS (Wyoming 1999)

April 1999

A presumptive father must provide clear and convincing evidence to meet his burden of proving the results of genetic test favoring another man are inaccurate or somehow deficient.

In re Paternity of IC (Wyoming 1999)

January 1999

A court has the authority to deviate a child support obligation downward based on insurance and travel costs.

In re Paternity of IC (Wyoming 1999)

January 1999

Where mother voluntarily leaves employment to become a full-time student, a district court can reasonably find she is voluntarily unemployed, and can impute her income from prior years.

Gentzel v. Williams (Kansas 1998)

October 1998

The Uniform Interstate Family Support Act provides statutory jurisdiction in the district courts to modify a child support order of another state.

Gentzel v. Williams (Kansas 1998)

October 1998

Provisions of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act, the Interstate Income Withholding Act, and the Full Faith and Credit for Child Support Orders Act are applied to the facts of each case.

Reducing Welfare Costs and Dependency: How Much Bang for the Child Support Buck?

October 1998

The report examines the degree to which the nation has been successful in reducing welfare costs through child support, and estimates the welfare savings that might be expected if more fathers were to pay child support.

Wood v. Wood (Wyoming 1998)

September 1998

Individual is not voluntarily underemployed because (s)he voluntarily commits a crime, which limits their employment options, if evidence reveals that they make a good faith effort to find the highest paying job possible given their situation.

State ex rel. Secretary of SRS v. Mayfield (Kansas 1998)

September 1998

In an action to establish an order for support of the child, failure to join any person as a party shall not deprive the court of jurisdiction to determine whether a party to the action has a duty to support the child and, if so, to enter an order for support.

State ex rel. Secretary of SRS v. Mayfield (Kansas 1998)

September 1998

In an action to establish an order for support of the child, failure to join any person as a party shall not deprive the court of jurisdiction to determine whether a party to the action has a duty to support the child and, if so, to enter an order for support.

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