OK: Even Millionaire Lottery Winners Are Responsible for Child Support Payments

Substantial arrearages in child support payments are a large and growing problem for many custodial parents and the states. There are many reasons for the arrearages, some of which might be reasonably characterized as mitigating circumstances, if not justifications.

On the other hand, according to the Tahlequah (OK) Daily Press, there are also multi-million dollar lottery winners who manage to hide their winnings from the other parent of their child and the state – all the while paying not a dime in current support or toward arrearages accumulated over years.

You can read the unusual (but not unique) article here.