BarbaraWilliams_ENC1102-12_Cause and Effect Draft_Unit 2 HW

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Unformatted text preview: Paying Child-support, Why is it Necessary? Paying Child-support, Why is it Necessary? Barbara Williams Unit 2 Composition ENC 1102 Homework Professor O’Rourke April 24, 2010 Abstract Supporting a child is the obligation of both parents; not one or the other; but both. Paying Child-support, Why is it Necessary? Supporting a child is very important. Many children are raised in one parent homes and the custodial parent or person having physical care of the child may need financial help. This parent or party who is caring for the child can seek such help through obtaining a court order for child support. Does this mean the will receive money? No. Currently in the U.S. there is over $89 billion dollars owed in back child support. The effects of a parent electing not to pay their support can be detrimental to the caretaker as well as the child. Children are expensive. On average in the United States today, according to Reuters, it costs approximately $291,570.00 to raise a child to age 18. If the household consists Reuters, it costs approximately $291,570....
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