University of Wisconsin–Madison

Complicated Families & Multiple-Partner Fertility

Child support cases increasingly involve parents who were unmarried at the time of their child’s birth and parents who have had children with multiple partners.

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Changes in the Incidence of Complex Families and the Implications for Child Support Orders

  • Maria Cancian, Daniel R. Meyer, and Steven T. Cook
  • Report
  • December 2017
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The cost of breaking up

  • Laura Tach and Alicia Eads
  • Focus on Poverty & Classroom Supplement
  • Fall/Winter (2013-2014) 2014
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Are Complex Families Becoming More Common?

  • Maria Cancian, Daniel R. Meyer, and Steven T. Cook
  • Report
  • September 2013
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The Implications of Complex Families for Poverty and Child Support Policy

  • Maria Cancian and Daniel R. Meyer
  • Webinar
  • September 19 2012
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Disadvantaged fathers and their families

  • Timothy M. Smeeding, Irwin Garfinkel, and Ronald B. Mincy
  • Focus on Poverty & Classroom Supplement
  • Spring/Summer 2011
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Child Support: Responsible Fatherhood and the Quid Pro Quo

  • Maria Cancian, Daniel R. Meyer, and Eunhee Han
  • Discussion Paper
  • June 2010