Paternity Establishment: Child Support & Beyond (Paperback)
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Paternity Establishment: Child Support & Beyond (Paperback)

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Paperback 59 Pages / Published: 28/04/2003
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Recent years have seen a dramatic increase in children born out of wedlock. Such a situation is of great concern because the poorest demographic group in America is children in single-parent families, which puts great strain on the welfare rolls and adversely impacts the economy. And one should not neglect the influence on the children, who often go through life without a father. Everyone who fathers a child is obligated to at least contribute financially to child support, rather than dodge that responsibility. Consequently, the government has increased its efforts in child support enforcement by establishing paternities through DNA tests and attempting, with the aid of state and local agencies, to apprehend so-called 'dead-beat dads'. This book presents background information on paternity establishment and its process, while describing several relevant federal programs and policy options. Included are analyses of genetic testing and the legislative history of this issue. With the increase in single-parent families and the problems they face, the topic of paternity establishment holds great importance to today's society, and this book is a valuable tool in understanding the facts around the issue.

Publisher: Nova Science Publishers Inc
ISBN: 9781590335109
Number of pages: 59
Weight: 95 g
Dimensions: 140 x 215 mm

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