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Unpaid child support results in jail sentence for rapper

When couples are involved in a child support dispute, there are a number of worries they may be trying to cope with. Whether a parent needs help paying for extracurricular expenses or a child's medical needs, there are many reasons why unpaid child support makes raising a child complicated. At the same time, some parents are not able to fulfill their child support obligations and make delinquent payments or do not even pay child support, which can present serious penalties. In Scranton, Pennsylvania, parents who have encountered any of these child support-related troubles should try to resolve the predicament immediately.

After failing to make $400,000 in child support payments, rapper DMX was recently taken into custody and sentenced to six months behind bars. The rapper, who has 12 children, was apprehended shortly before a scheduled performance.

In 2013, the 44-year-old tried to file for bankruptcy and reportedly owed $1.8 million, including child support. However, the case was rejected by a federal judge. In 2014, the rapper's New York home was foreclosed.

From jail time and fines to financial hardships and anxiety, failure to pay child support can have severe ramifications. As a result, anyone who is stressed out about child support should not wait any longer to try and find a solution. Some parents who are facing these obstacles find considerable value in talking about their quandary with an experienced attorney. By handling these types of situations appropriately, some people are able to put child support problems behind them for good.

Source: WGRZ.com, "DMX jailed (again), failed to pay child support," Andrea Mandell, July 15, 2015

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