In 2005 a man took his ex-girlfriend to court for mental anguish and deceit. His complaint challenged the laws governing child support in America.
The circumstances surrounds his then girlfriend who after performing oral sex on her partner held the sperm in her mouth, using a test tube she injected her boyfriends semen inside herself. The woman ended up conceiving in which she later obtained a court order forcing her ex-boyfriend to pay child support for their daughter.
This long running battle seems to be a hot topic. Should he have to pay child support under such sneaky conditions?
In the end the courts ordered the man to pay around $800 a month child support in spite of his ex-girlfriends dishonest measures. Nonetheless the fact still remained that because he was the natural father. Support arrangements needed to be upheld. Is this fair?
It is certainly unfair, but there is the element of the child (who was not a party to the scam) needing support. But it seems very unjust for the woman to profit from what she did.
This is a weird issue.
That man didn't do anything that would normally result in pregnancy. He shouldn't have to pay child support.
A woman gets raped, and is allowed to give up the kid for adoption, and terminate her parental rights.
Why shouldn't this man be able to terminate his parental rights?
You raise a good point janesix. It appears as if this man was violated. What a disturbing thought.
by milleramanda534 years ago
When should the line be drawn for a non-custodial parent who refuses to pay child support? Is there a set amount before something is done?
by stacies299 months ago
I feel that some women are just scorned lovers who are out 4 revenge.
by deecoleworld21 months ago
What are your thoughts on Police Brutality? Especially about the recent death of Walter Scott
by kathleenkat4 years ago
<snipped - no promotional links in the forums>I, for one, am completely shocked to learn that child support extends well into adulthood in some states. This is a little saddening that an adult can still receive...
by stacies297 years ago
My fiance' is going through some issues with the mother of his child where he is paying child support but she will not let him see the child unless they are in a relationship and I am out of the picture. She has...
by AsherKade7 years ago
http://www.ajc.com/news/court-knew-man- … news_81960
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