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The Hundred Billion Dollar Man
The Hundred Billion Dollar Man

It’s hard to claim that fathers aren’t pretty special people.  It is hard to put a price on the memories you have with your father, or the relationship you have.  However, there is a price tag on the cost of absent fathers to the sum of almost one-hundred billion dollars.

It as been released that the federal government spends $99.8 billion dollars every year on programs – such as child support enforcement and anti-poverty efforts – to support father-absent homes.  This is a conservative estimate; it does not include federal benefit programs for communities, indirect costs related to poor outcomes of children from father-absent homes, and long-term costs in reduced tax income from low-earning single-parent families.

Other videos from the National Fatherhood Association include subjects on Father Absence, Government reducing father absence, and more.

Managing Attorney Jeffrey Feulner and the Men’s Divorce Law Firm is proud to stand behind our motto of Fathers, Families and Fairness.  If you or someone you know is in need of family law assistance contact us today to see how we can help.