Psychology Today-‘Child Support: How much is too much?’

Los Angeles, CA–“‘Get out your TurboTax, and get out your child-support guidelines, and run the numbers. You’ll see that in most cases the [Massachusetts] guidelines were a windfall [for custodial parents], and now they’re a bigger windfall,’ he says.

“In middle-class families in which the earnings of both parents are about the same, ‘you create two households that are grossly different in the standard of living,’ Fathers & Families Holstein says.”

Psychology Today isn’t known for being particularly sympathetic to our side, but they have a nice article today about child support and Fathers & Families’ recent, highly-publicized lawsuit over Massachusetts new child support guidelines.

The article is Child Support: How much is too much? (Psychology Today, 1/22/09)–To comment, click here.

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