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5 Tips For Modifying Child Support

child support modifications Modifying a child support order is so confusing that many parents decide to not even bother with it even after their financial circumstances have changed.

Doing nothing, however, is a huge mistake that can wind up being extremely costly depending on your situation.

Here are five things to keep in mind regarding modifying child support orders. [Read more…]

4 Flaws With The Child Support System

child supportBy definition, child support is “an ongoing, periodic payment made by a parent for the financial benefit of a child following the end of a marriage or other relationship.”

In an ideal world, a child support order would ensure that the child receives adequate financial support from both parents to aid his or her upbringing. [Read more…]

Joe Cordell Critiques Child Support System In Huffington Post

Huffington PostIn his latest Huffington Post column, Cordell & Cordell Principal Partner Joe Cordell critiqued the child support system for the manner in which it frequently tears families apart.

Ideally, child support should ensure all financial necessities needed to raise a child are covered, with both parents providing fair contributions.  [Read more…]

Video: Cordell & Cordell News – November 10, 2015

Cordell & Cordell, along with its sponsored sites Dads Divorce and Men’s Divorce, presents a news video covering the best articles from the last month. [Read more…]

Joe Cordell Discusses Gender Biases In Child Support

700 WLWCordell & Cordell Principal Partner Joe Cordell recently appeared on 700WLW AM-Cincinnati to discuss many of the flaws of the modern child-support system.

Mr. Cordell spoke at length about how the system is punitive and leaves many fathers who are unable to pay child support, rather than unwilling, in a difficult position.  [Read more…]