And the UK Government, who released the figures, claim they are getting tough on deadbeat parents by seizing cash from their bank accounts or even banning them from driving.
What does DB stand for?
DB stands for Deadbeat Parent (someone who does not pay child support)
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We have 60 other meanings of DB in our Acronym Attic
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Samples in periodicals archive:
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?
Azevedo, who was on the DOR's "Ten Most Wanted" deadbeat parent list, was a correction officer at the state prison complex in Shirley and Lancaster around the time his daughter was born.
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.
Family practitioners occasionally run into the deadbeat parent who simply refuses to obey the order directing payment of support.