Publication Date: October 2005
Publisher: Center for Law and Social Policy
Author(s): Paula Roberts; Elaine Sorensen
Research Area: Social conditions
Coverage: United States
The publicly funded child support program contends with over $100 billion in arrears (outstanding child support owed by obligated parents). To address this problem, a number of states revising their policies and developing strategies to both prevent the growth of arrears and resolve existing debt. This PowerPoint presentation describes these efforts, and includes a comprehensive bibliography of sources for further information.
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