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Russians Want Woman to Support Adopted Child She Sent Back

Hey, you break it, you buy it. Or, at the very least, you pay child support. This could be store policy when you treat a kid like a Blue Light Special at Kmart. Torry Hansen of Shelbyville, Tenn., adopted a boy from Russia and made national...Woman learns Russia has a tough returns policy.

Parent Trap: Deadbeat Dads (and Moms) Featured on Posters and Pizza Boxes

Owe child support? You could make the wanted list. Credit: Butler County Child Support Enforcement Agency
That face on your pizza box could belong to a deadbeat dad. No, not the Figaro's guy. His boys are grown. (By the way, Mario and Luigi,...
Who's that felonious father on the pizza box?

New York Court Defends Rights of Same-Sex Parents

Advocates of parenting rights for same-sex couples found encouragement in two decisions by the New York Court of Appeals Tuesday. In one case, a lesbian couple entered into a civil union in Vermont. After one of the women conceived a child...

Opinion: Sorry, Jon - Kate Gosselin Is Not an Absentee Mom

Jon Gosselin is claiming his ex-wife, Kate Gosselin, is an absentee parent because she's out working to support her family. Credit: Ray Tamarra, Getty Images
Jon Gosselin, formerly known as one-half of TLC's reality series "Jon and Kate Plus...

Woman Sues for Child Support 60 Years Later

There's no statute of limitations on child support in California, and now an 81-year-old grandmother wants her son's father to pay. Rosemary Douglas says Urban Joseph Grass, 82, owes $57,000 in back child support and interest, the Houston...

Man Fathers 21 Kids With 11 Moms

Desmond Hatchett, a 29-year-old man from Knoxville, Tennessee, has father -- are you ready for this? -- 21 children. With 11 different women. None of whom he is married to. And you thought Jon and Kate Gosselin had a lot of kids. Oh, and he...

Brian Grazer's Ex Wants $1 Million Per Month in Child Support

Hollywood mogul Brian Grazer's estranged wife Gigi Levangie Grazer, is asking for almost $1 million dollars a month in child-support. While that might seem reasonable by Hollywood standards, it's actually slightly more than Grazer says he earns. ...

Sperm donor or father - Is it always black and white?

When Janna Mintz wanted to become a mother, she turned to her friend Kevin Zoernig for help. Zoernig agreed to donate his sperm, and through artificial insemination, a boy was born shortly after. Zoernig found himself caught up in fatherhood and the...

Evander Holyfield a deadbeat dad?

Former boxing heavyweight champion Evander Holyfield hasn't fought a match in a while, but he is still making the newspapers. Unfortunately, he's in the legal notices section and the news isn't good. Holyfield's $10 million estate in Atlanta, Georgia...

Divorce pays off for Russell Simmons' kids

Often when a family splits up, the children suffer financially as well as emotionally. I can't speak for the emotional state of Ming Lee and Aoki Simmons, but their parent's divorce sure isn't hurting their little pocketbooks. According to an...

Is child support really helping needy families?

The holidays can be a very stressful time for most of us. It can be additionally stressful for people who are struggling to get by, worried about how they will continue to provide for their families, while also struggling to provide some semblance of...

Are you my daddy?

Not long before he passed away, my dad and I were on our way to the Vintage Computer Festival and drove past the cemetery where my mother was buried. My dad, looking at the rows of gravestones, asked me "where is your father buried?" Now, I'm pretty...

Mel B depressed over Eddie's absence

Spice Girl Melanie Brown seems to have a lot to be happy about these days. She has two healthy children, a new husband with whom she claims to be very happy and a sellout Spice Girls reunion tour about to begin. So, what's bugging her? According to...

Passport rules force deadbeat parents to pay up

I know a few people who have been inconvenienced by the new passport rules. Travelers to Mexico, Canada, the Caribbean and South America must now have a passport, otherwise you don't get in. This has caused lots more people to apply for passports and...

Scary Spice files paternity suit against Eddie Murphy

Melanie Brown (Scary Spice of the Spice Girls) has filed a paternity suit against Eddie Murphy, the father of her four-month-old daughter. At a press release, Brown told reporters that "I am here for one reason and one reason only -- her name is...

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