When a parent is incarcerated, it’s hard on parents and children. Children still need the emotional and financial support of their parents.
Managing the build up of child support debt can help parents successfully make regular payments after release. Find out how you can request an order modification in your state.
Helping children understand what is happening in their family when a parent is in jail or prison is important. When family members talk with children about this experience, children can better address the concerns and stress they might feel.