why doesn't R.I. enforce the deadbeat...

why doesn't R.I. enforce the deadbeat parent laws?

Jonathan S Preston

Newport News, VA

#1 Feb 4, 2011
My daughter has been dealing with the R.I. child enforcement system for over a year now, and they appear to help the father avoid paying his child support. Have others had simular experiences? Her childs father Jonathan S. Preston of Ashaway R.I. formily of Charlestown, R.I. can pay all bills $344,000. mortgage, electric, cell phone, possible cable, car payment and insurance, though his child support is a priority that can be put off for years. And the state of R.I. has not even enforced the 90 day removal of his license. Have you or someone you know had the same lack of help from the R.I. child support enforcement ?

Providence, RI

#2 Jul 26, 2011
My ex-husband, Stephen J. Swallow, owes almost $250,000 (yes, you read that correctly. 250K!) in child support and interest going back to 1998.

RI Child Support Enforcement are understaffed and underfunded. I have been told on numerous occasions that the "easy" cases take priority. Good luck in getting RI to enforce your daughter's child support order because she is going to need it.


Holland, MI

#3 Jul 29, 2011
My ex-husband Leo Armand Charest, III owes close to 10k In child support. His step-father owns LJ's BBQ restaurant in Pawtucket. His mom lives in Providence or Cranston and his wife lives in Pawtucket. Apparently he is in the Army, and they don't withhold anything from his paycheck. What kind of government is this??? I know my back support doesn't come nearly as close to your support amount. I hope u get what u need!

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