Gem State Idaho Child Support

Establishing and Enforcing Idaho Child Support Orders If you do not already have a child support order, Idaho Child Support Services office can help you navigate the legal requirements to get one.  To begin the process, you must provide as much information as possible to the child support office regarding your child and the non-custodial parent. Information that may be requested includes contact information, birth dates, Social Security numbers, and employment details. Child support orders are established through the court system. Therefore, Idaho Child Support Services office does charge fees for this service. If the other parent does not contest the child support order, you will be charged $330-$360. If it is necessary to go to court to establish the …

Identity Theft’s Young Victims: How to Protect Your Children’s Identities

When we think of identity theft, children are probably not the first victims we might imagine. Unfortunately, more and more kids are being targeted for this crime, and the culprits may not be who you think. Right now, approximately 4% of all identity theft cases involve children, which means roughly 400,000 kids a year are having their futures ruined without their knowledge. 1 In an article on MSNBC.com, a 24-year old man explained that by the age of 10, his identity had been used to accumulate almost $250,000 in debt and to commit a felony. Another victim, a 9-year old boy, received a collection notice for a $2,000 debt. Unlike most identity theft victims, however, these two individuals know exactly …

How Often Does Child Sexual Abuse Get Reported?

How often does child sexual abuse get reported? © Judy H. Wright, parent educator and PBS consultant www.ArtichokePress.com Body of article: Not nearly as often as it should. Most child abuse victims never report the crime or get help in coming to grips with this life-changing trauma. They move into adulthood with a broken heart and low self esteem. Much misbehavior and acting out can be traced to an incident which occurred which left the child feeling confused, betrayed and angry. In an attempt to cope with the confusing reality of what has happened to them, many children develop survival skills or behaviors that will help them to cover up what they are really feeling. Families, friends and society sometimes …

How does child custody in Canada work?

In the confusion of divorce, most parents never consider the issue of child custody beforehand. Often communication between the spouses has broken down and both parents presume their assumptions about child custody to be accepted by the other parent. Often this is not the case. As a result, many divorcing parents find themselves confused and surprised by the prospect of child custody issues in divorce. The greatest misconception is that the primary caretaker is the presumed de-facto custodial parent. So, most parents who take the lead role in providing for the child in marriage simply assume that the law will recognize this role by giving him or her primary custody after divorce. Historical care, however, does not automatically guarantee child …