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Review of Child Support Policies for Multiple Family Obligations: Five Case Studies

In this report the author describes alternative policies used in other states concerning child support orders for complicated families, those in which one or both parents have had children with multiple partners. The information, collected through interviews with state officials, is used in the Wisconsin Simulation, below, to analyze the implications of alternative policies through a simulation model that estimates the effect of current and potential alternative policies for families in Wisconsin.


Child Support, Child Support Policy Research, Complicated Families & Multiple-Partner Fertility, Guidelines, Orders & Payments