Child Support: Payments, Progress and Problems


There is good news to report about child support. With tough new federal laws passed in the 1980s, the amount of child support awarded and the amount actually collected are both up. But the child support system is facing huge hurdles as it tries to deal with the fastest growing population of single mothers: women who have children out of wedlock. There, better child support can be only a small part of the solution to a very large problem.

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