Dollars and Sense: Improving the Determination of Child Support Obligations for Low Income Fathers, Mothers, and Children

Joan Entmacher, Common Ground Project Co-Director Nancy Duff Campbell, Common Ground Project Co-Director; Center on Fathers, Families, and Public Policy, National Women’s Law Center
June 2002

This is a link to a report on the concerns of low-income parents gained from discussions of participants in the Center on Fathers, Family, and Public Policy’s Common Ground Project.  The report also includes recommendations for public policy to address these concerns in the areas of family law and policy.  The report encompasses an overview of the project, establishing, reviewing, and adjusting child support awards, guidelines, and managing arrearages.