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Film explores child custody and support issues

A new independent film is currently the subject of a great deal of media buzz. This film is likely to resonate with millions of Americans simply due to its subject matter. The film "Romeo Misses a Payment" spotlights various child custody and child support issues that affect low-income Americans in particular. It additionally criticizes wider governmental and cultural systems as perpetuating single-parent households, but the inequities it exposes in child custody and child support issues among low-income Americans are striking critics most profoundly.

The film was inspired by the experiences of Aginelo (Angelo) Coelho Lobo. After navigating his own divorce and child custody dispute, he became concerned about the ways in which family law courts are currently operating. After journaling about his findings, he teamed up with co-producer Jeff Polinsky in order to make the film.

One of the issues that the filmmakers focus on is the unique struggle of low-income, non-custodial parents. Non-custodial parents do not generally have legal and/or physical custody of their children but many remain committed to active parenting, retain their parental rights and share some parenting time/visitation with their kids.

The filmmakers explore both the social and monetary motivations that lead low-income non-custodial parents to have far less time with their children than may be in the children’s best interest. If you are interested in this subject matter, you may wish to view the film. After seeing the film, please bring any questions that resonate with you about your own child custody and support situation to an experienced family law attorney.

Source: The Huffington Post, “Divorce and Child Custody Cases in America -- See Film Romeo Misses a Payment,” Ilana Rapp, Jan. 7, 2014

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