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Apr 22, 2014

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I have two child support garnishment cases that I am paying. One is in Texas, and the other is in California. The Texas case is for my seven-year-old and is an older case where I only pay past due child support. The combined orders exceed the maximum that can be garnished.

My understanding is that the Texas garnishment should be give priority. My employer will only comply with this, however, if I go back to California and get the support order there modified. That is, if a judge or commissioner would do this. 

Currently, my employer's solution is to take the legal maximum out of my wages and split evenly between the two. I don't want to create an arrearage in Texas. If I pay the Texas support out of pocket, I'm left with less than 30% of disposable income.

Can I get my employer to handle this properly? What are my options here?

Apr 21, 2014

new online editor dadsdivorceHello, DadsDivorce followers! 

I’m Katie Davis, and I’ll be the new Online Editor for I’ve already started communicating with some of you, and I look forward to hearing from more DadsDivorce readers in the future.

This is an exciting time for a website devoted to issues surrounding men’s and father’s rights as well as resources for men before, during or after divorce. Divorce and issues like alimony, child support and custody laws have been in the news and frequently discussed throughout the blogosphere. 

Apr 21, 2014

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Currently, my wife and I are filing for divorce. I just went to use my debit card and realized that my funds had been frozen out of our joint account. 

I believe she took me off the account without my approval. She is also not letting me see our daughter.

Is it illegal for her to freeze my card and our funds from this joint account? What about time sharing with our daughter?

Apr 18, 2014

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My wife and I are divorcing after being married for 6 months. I believe she  has undiagnosed personality and psychological disorders. She's also 30 weeks pregnant. I would like to file for joint custody of the child. I probably won’t fight for full custody, as I know that the odds are stacked against me.

Right now, because I'm 63 years old, I'm also receiving Social Security Retirement benefits. I understand that once my son is born, he can receive these benefits under my name. 

Will the Social Security Retirement benefits eliminate or reduce the amount of child support I must pay if the judge does not grant me joint custody? Is there a way I can better prove joint custody is needed here?

Nov 08, 2011

men's rightsBy Julie Garrison

Special to

Note: A previous divorce article discussed How Feminism Has Affected the Divorce and Child Custody Process.

It wasn't only the women's movement that has changed the way that child custody is granted. The men's rights movement took off after fathers got tired of being relegated to the role of part-time dad and cash cow.

They joined forces and brought about positive change for men's rights. No longer did the ex-wife have all the power. Men empowered themselves and began insisting on equity in divorce and child custody matters.

Though this was a step in the right direction, the feminists fought back, which brings us to where we are today – polarized. The feminists' attempt to masculinize women and feminize men has brought about the disaster that is modern society.

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