New York City’s Family Court system chronically fails to resolve child support cases within the required 60 days, leaving mostly low-income mothers with no legal recourse, a class-action lawsuit charges.
The suit, filed by nine women who have tried and failed for months to get the fathers of their kids to pay child support, seeks significant reform of the Family Court system.
The suit says custodial parents often wait months or even years before a court resolves child support cases in which one parent is alleging the other is willfully not paying up. The law requires those cases be resolved in 60 days. [Read Full Article]