Many Riverside residents know firsthand how important child support payments are to the well-being of their children. Unfortunately, many noncustodial parents do not make complete payments or do not make payments at all. In fact, only a third of custodial parents receive any of the child support they are due, and a quarter never receives any payments.
Although Corey Feldman was a popular actor a few decades ago (California movie fans may remember him from his role in "Goonies"), he hasn't seen much screen time in recent years. He's clearly not in the same financial situation that he was in his heyday, as evidenced by court documents in the child support complaint that was recently filed by his ex-wife, Susannah Feldman. Ms. Feldman reports that the actor has a current income of just $1,387 per month.
California movie fans may be familiar with actor James Marsden from his roles in the "X-Men" movies and the movie-musical "Hairspray." He is also the voice of Fred in the animated motion picture "Hop." Now the actor is gaining attention for his divorce. Marsden's wife, Lisa Linde, cited irreconcilable differences in her Sept. 23 divorce filing. The couple has been married for 11 years and has two children together.
A 42-year-old California man was recently ordered to pay $62,000 in back child support payments and sentenced to five years probation. Additionally, The South Lake Tahoe, California, resident will have to keep up with current monthly payments owed to his daughter's mother. The judge also gave the man a three-year suspended prison sentence, and ordered him to abstain from alcohol and drugs.
When considering child support in California involving a Native American tribe, things can get complicated. What happens concerning child support when a Native American has a baby with an American and the couple subsequently separate?
Life post-separation can be difficult for any couple. Coming to property division, child custody and child support agreements can be a long and arduous process. For some couples, establishing a preliminary arrangement can be incredibly important.