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Legal Issues


Legal issues are one of the most pressing and draining concerns facing single moms and dads today. Here, you'll find answers to common questions, local resources, and relevant information to assist you as you wade through the legal process.
  1. Paternity
  2. Child Support
  3. Unpaid Child Support
  4. Child Custody
  1. Visitation
  2. Coparenting Plans
  3. Prepare for Court
  4. Special Circumstances


Formally establishing paternity is the first step to securing a child support order. Find out what you need to know about paternity with these resources.

Child Support

Whether you want to begin collecting child support or you owe child support, it's crucial that you have access to factual information and local resources.

Unpaid Child Support

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Whether you're a parent who owes child support you can not pay, or a parent whose children are owed child support they're not receiving, these resources will help you reach a resolution.

Child Custody

Find out what your options are, how the laws in your state will affect those options, and how to work toward the most beneficial custody arrangement for your family.


Visitation is a key time for your children. Whether you're the custodial parent or the non-custodial parent, making the effort to value and honor your kids' visitation time can have a huge impact on your children.

Coparenting Plans

If you're a single parent working to intentionally coparent with your child's mom or dad, it's imperative that you have a plan in place for how you're going to make that happen.

Prepare for Court

A man begins to prepare for court as his child custody hearing approaches.

Use the following resources to make sure that you're well-prepared for each court appearance.

Special Circumstances

A military mom prepares for deployment in the U.S. Armed Forces.

Every family is unique. Get answers to the circumstances you're facing with these resources.

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