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Many young people still choosing to cohabit

While fewer and fewer people in the United States are getting married, the number of couples who choose to cohabit without getting married continues to grow. According to one organization, the number of people cohabiting across the country rose from about 14 million in 2007 to about 18 million in 2016, an increase of 29 percent. During this same period of time, among people between 18 and 34, the increase was about 24 percent, from 7.2 million to 8.9 million. The number of people between 35 and 49 who were cohabiting increased 20 percent, from 3.9 million to 4.7 million.

What exactly is shared custody?

Many parents in Omaha may either have what is commonly referred to as a shared custody arrangement or may at least know someone who does. However, dads who are new to the world of figuring out child custody and parenting time may not fully understand exactly what shared custody entails.

Acknowledgement of paternity in Nebraska

Like other states, Nebraska has a process by which a man and a woman who are unmarried can establish the man's paternity without having to go through the formal process of going to court and having genetic testing. Many couples favor such an approach because it saves times and, in reality, there is no dispute as to who the father of the child is.

You can use child support for these items in Nebraska

Receiving child support payments from the other parent of your child is a big help when you are not living together. These payments make it easier for you to care for your child and help them grow. You might still have to work two or more jobs to make ends meet in Omaha, Nebraska, but the money you receive can be put towards a lot of things for your child.

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