Deadbeat Dad

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A popular term for a divorced father who does not pay child support, although he is mandated to do so by the civil court
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The Deadbeat Dads website names and shames fathers on the run from their cash-strapped families.
And yet, I don't think that even my mom's diatribes against deadbeat dads were much different than any other black mother's.
We urge mothers to pursue deadbeat dads, no matter what kind of a sad story or excuse they have.
They are not deadbeat dads, and they need a forceful advocate like Leving to get their message out.
After years of exile, he's made his debut - a wizard of Oz with pectoral implants, elevator shoes, and the face of one of the ten most wanted deadbeat dads.
DEADBEAT dads who don't fund their children's upbringing could be turned down for loans, credit cards or mobile phone contracts under tough new rules.
Glodis said, "The sheriff's office, like most law enforcement offices, has a zero tolerance for deadbeat dads that owe a substantial amount of money - especially those that are public employees that draw a paycheck from the taxpayers.
SINGLE mothers were today being invited to give the go-ahead to the naming and shaming of deadbeat dads who fail to support their children.
A good place to start would be the deadbeat dads, the dilapidated schools, the pervasive X-rated music, dangerous peer pressure and the general lack of constructive activities for adolescents.
Then there's Associate Editor Matt Welch's "Injustice by Default," (page 42) which reports on the unintended consequences of the legitimate, and in most ways successful, effort to get deadbeat dads to support their kids.
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