Thursday, August 18, 2011

Disaster recovery

Here's yet another creative American idea for collecting child support arrears. In Louisiana, the authorities have been deducting arrears from compensation payments made by BP in respect of the Deepwater Horizon disaster. Apparently, nearly 10,000 (!) of the claimants owe some $101 million in child support. Already, $5.5 million in payments has been intercepted. I guess in every disaster there is an opportunity...

Story: UPI, via Florida Divorce.

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