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What does DB stand for?

DB stands for Deadbeat Parent (someone who does not pay child support)

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Aren't they dumped upon enough by deadbeat parents or, at the other end of the scale, doting ninnies who spoil them until they ruin them?
And kids who need child support will also be out of luck, because the powerful House Ways and Means Committee has determined to cut back enforcement efforts against deadbeat parents.
However, in cases where the deadbeat parent had remarried, those agencies were allowed to hold the checks for up to six months, in case the couple had filed a joint tax return and the new spouse asked the IRS for his or her portion of the refund.
Enlist the help of a state agency such as the Office of Child Support Enforcement (New York residents) to track a deadbeat parent.