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Deadbeat Dad

Looking Beyond the Deadbeat Dad: When an Entire Family Abandons a Child

Dr. Mark Echols | Posted 03.15.2016 | Black Voices
Dr. Mark Echols

There are few issues in the African American community which receive greater attention, discussion, and debate than the absence of fathers. And nothing contributes to the abandonment of children by their fathers more than the lack of involvement from the paternal family.

'I Was Basically An ATM'

Posted 06.20.2013 | Divorce

Are alimony and child support laws fair? That's the topic tackled in a recent HuffPost Live segment. Craig Daliessio, the author of "Sometimes Dadd...

The Danger Of Calling Someone A 'Deadbeat' Parent

Ellen Kellner | Posted 05.15.2013 | Divorce
Ellen Kellner

Divorce can be a dark place, and child-support is the hotspot.

America's Most Wanted Deadbeat Dad Arrested

Posted 12.19.2012 | Divorce

Federal prosecutors have arrested the country's "Most Wanted" deadbeat parent, the Associated Press reports. New Yorker Robert Sand, 50, was arre...

The Great Divide: A Dose of Reality We Can Do Without

Tina Traster | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tina Traster

Who among us wouldn't thrill at the idea of humiliating not only a man who is behind on child support but inadvertently shaming his children, who would get to watch him collared on national television?