1. Parenting
Send to a Friend via Email

Your suggestion is on its way!

An email with a link to:

http://singleparents.about.com/od/glossary/a/legal-terms-glossary.htm

was emailed to:

Thanks for sharing About.com with others!

Legal Terms Glossary

The Legal Terms, Acronyms, and Abbreviations That Relate to Family Law

By

As a single parent, you should be familiar with the following legal terms related to family law and child support enforcement:

-A-
Accrual

Affidavit

Arrearage

Automated Administrative Enforcement
-B-
Bird's Nest Custody
-C-
Child Support

Custodial Parent
-D-
Deadbeat Parent

Deadbeat Parents Punishment Act of 1998
-G-
Guardian Ad Litem
-I-
In Arrears
-L-
Legal Custody
-N-
Non-custodial Parent
-O-
Obligor

Office of Child Support Enforcement (OCSE)
-P-
Physical Custody

Presumption of Paternity
-S-
Single Parent

Single Parent Family

Sole Custody

Split Custody
-T-
Title IV-D

Title IV-D Agency

Title IV-D Recipient

©2014 About.com. All rights reserved.