Texas parents who aren't receiving child support payments from their ex-spouse may be interested to know they're not alone in this predicament. Nationally, non-custodial parents are behind $14 billion in child support payments, the U.S. Census Bureau said recently.
The female owner of Carnegie Deli, a well-known eatery in New York City, has recently filed for divorce from her husband. The couple has been married for 22 years. She has filed for divorce because of an affair that he carried on with a former Carnegie waitress for years.
A Plano dad is dealing with an ongoing fight with his ex-fiancee in the country of England over the custody of his daughter, who is now 4 years old. He hasn't seen his daughter since she was a toddler.
Texas residents who are divorced might want to double check and make sure that their names are no longer on any joint accounts with their exes. When couples get a divorce, they are usually advised to get rid of any joint accounts that they hold together and to get new accounts in their names only. This is especially important when it comes to credit card accounts since creditors can come after anyone who is a joint account owner, regardless of if he or she contributed to the accumulation of the debt.