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"Deadbeat Dad."

It's a phrase heard often in today's society. It occurs when a couple with children has divorced; the woman is awarded custody of the children and the man is ordered to make monthly child care payments. He, in turn, doesn't, which is how the phrase got its origin.

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Besides that phrase, how much does anyone really know about child support?

First, what exactly is child support?

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Jason Schulte
Jason Schulte has been with the Herald since 2006. He covers County government and anything else that happens in Pierce County on a daily basis.
(715) 273-4334
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