Wednesday, August 15, 2007

Passport Denials as Effective Tool in Collecting Delinquent Child Support

The Associated Press reports that new passport requirements that have complicated travel this summer also have uncovered untold numbers of child support scofflaws and forced them to pay millions.  The State Department denies passports to noncustodial parents who owe more than $2,500 in child support. Once the parents make good on their debts, they can reapply for passports.

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http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/family_law/2007/08/passport-denial.html

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