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Ohio 2009 Child Support Guidelines Council Public Forums in Hamilton County on Monday August 18, 2008

The 2009 Ohio Child Support Guidelines Council is hosting two of the last four public forums in Hamilton County on Monday August 18, 2008 from 11am- 1pm, and from 5pm-7pm at the Taft Building, 237 William Howard Taft Rd. Cincinnati, … Continue reading

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Police Indifference Towards a Custodial Father Regarding Non-Custodial Parental Abduction

We received the following plea for help from an out-of-state father a few hours ago: “My son was abducted to your state and the police barely will help me…I have sole legal custody and have an idea of where he … Continue reading

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An Ohio Aunt’s Plea for Help

I just recently received the following email: My brother in law is being forced to pay $2000.00 a month in child support and alimony out of a $3000.00 check. His lawyer isn’t working out and as an aunt I’m heartbroken … Continue reading

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Ohio’s Reputation Continues to Publicly Degenerate in a Very Embarrassing National Display of Disgrace

As if Forbes Magazine’s “Top Ten List of America’s Fastest-Dying Cities” wasn’t embarrassing enough for the State of Ohio, the City of Cincinnati came in at number ten in Forbes “Top Ten List of America’s Hardest-Drinking Cities.” Personally, I myself … Continue reading

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An Inmate Letter Received on August 4, 2008

To Council, My name is XXXXX XXXXXXX and this is my second letter I am writing to you concerning my children, and my rights as a father. I, for the past few years, and in the past, have been paying … Continue reading

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French Father Stages Hunger Strike in Protest to the International Child Abduction from France to Warren County Ohio

I have been corresponding with this French Father for months now. Warren County Ohio is in desperate need of magistrates and judges who understand and comprehend that fathers, just like mothers, are an integral part of a child’s life. We … Continue reading

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The Hypocrisy of President Bush’s Concerns over China’s Human Rights Abuses

Recently, President Bush was quoted as saying, “I have spoken clearly, candidly and consistently with China’s leaders about our deep concerns over religious freedom and human rights.” Am I the only one who is tired of the endless hypocrisy that … Continue reading

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2009 Ohio Child Support Guidelines Advisory Council Public Forums

Ohio statutes mandate that an “Ohio Child Support Guidelines Advisory Council” convene once every four years with the purpose of reviewing Ohio’s child support related statutes, and recommending appropriate changes to Ohio’s legislatures. Personally, I feel that in years past, … Continue reading

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Man Still Paying Child Support to Deceased Wife

EDITORS NOTE: I am not the author of the article below, I found it while doing some research this evening. It was written in November 2006. I decided to post it here as it confirms what I wrote in today’s … Continue reading

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What Ohio Doesn’t want the Public to Know about its “Child Support” Collections Efforts

The pleas we receive for help are incessant. The voice mails fill up all available memory, the emails requesting assistance are endless. Some cries for help entail pages of very disturbing and intimate details about the person’s situation; Others are … Continue reading

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Incarcerated Ohio Father’s Ten-Month Old Son is Violently Abused Yet Children’s Services Refuses to Act

The following is a letter I received from an incarcerated Ohio father: To whom it may concern, My name is xxxxxxx xxxxxxx. I am 24 years old and a father who needs help. I’m not sure who exactly to address … Continue reading

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The Hamilton County CSEA Seizes $4200 in Tax Returns but Refuses to Credit my Support Obligation

I was involuntarily separated from my employer in December 2007. From January 2008 through May 2008, I had no income and therefore could not pay my $900.00/mo child support obligation; A monthly obligation that I am ordered to pay despite … Continue reading

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Ohio Council for Fathers Rights Wishes all Loving Dads a Happy Fathers Day

To all loving fathers nationwide, I wish you a very happy and enjoyable Father’s Day today. More specifically, to those who dared to become fathers and who have paid the ultimate price – felony convictions and incarceration through no fault … Continue reading

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Please Join Us for the Upcoming “Million Father March 2008”

I would like to thank Steve Killpack, Board of Directors, Ohio Practitioner’s Network for Fathers and Families (OPNFF) for providing the following information about the upcoming Million Father March. Please consider joining OPNFF, OCFFR and thousands of other Father’s Rights … Continue reading

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An Ohio Attorney Who Claims that Child Support Obligations are “Always” Modifiable

The letter below was submitted by me (Tony Fantetti) via a law firm’s web site user-input form. On that site, an Ohio attorney claims that child support is “always” modifiable if there exists a material change of circumstance for the … Continue reading

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Ohio Council for Fathers Rights Wishes all Loving Dads a Happy Fathers Day

To all loving fathers nationwide, I wish you a very happy and enjoyable Father’s Day today. More specifically, to those who dared to become fathers and who have paid the ultimate price – felony convictions and incarceration through no fault … Continue reading

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Child Support Collections have Surely Gone Mad but were their Intentions Good or Bad

As we approach our one year anniversary, we are excited to report that some of our websites receive nearly 25,000 hits a month, as word of Ohio Council for Fathers Rights (formerly known as Ohio Fathers for Justice) literally spreads … Continue reading

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My Response to the Darke County CSEA’s Indictment of a Father with a Broken Neck

Dear Ms. Ratliff and Mr. Schinke: Ohio Council for Fathers Rights has been petitioned by Mr. Michael Sxxxxx to intervene on his behalf in the matter of his child support order originating in Darke County Ohio, and that is currently … Continue reading

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A Short but Hateful Email I Received from Susan B.

To: tony.fantetti@ocffr.org From: bxxxxx.susan@xxxxx.net Re: xxxxxx.susan@xxxxxx.net wrote: Injustice? I hope your daughter does not suffer from the pollution you so eloquently dump on this already broken system. The energy you exude surely can be better used to create a better … Continue reading

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How Ohio Grooms Loving Fathers for Criminal Non-Support Felony 5 Indictments

If an opportunity from my own case arises whereby I can clearly demonstrate the atrocities Ohio’s Child Support Enforcement Agencies (CSEA’s) regularly commit against Non-Custodial Fathers (NCF’s) in their quest for hundreds of millions of dollars in profits annually from … Continue reading

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Cuyahoga County Ohio CSEA is Confiscating Cancer-Fighting Fathers Income

The Ohio Father’s email copied below is beyond sickening. It’s further proof that Ohio’s Child Support Enforcement Agencies (CSEAs) could not care less about the best interests of our children, while their profits on Title-IV child support collections remain their … Continue reading

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Letter from an Incarcerated Ohio Father

In an Ohio Inmate Letter Dated May 19, 2008 I received the following: Dear Mr. Fantetti, First of all, I apologize if I have misspelled your name. I was given this information by another inmate at C.R.C. I am currently … Continue reading

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A Recorded Conversation Between Tony Fantetti and Caseworker Hill from The Hamilton County CSEA

This is a recording of a conversation that took place between myself and Caseworker Hill of the Hamilton County Child Support Enforcement Agency (CSEA). (Please note that due to hastily editing out private information, a couple of sentences seem to … Continue reading

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Update: The Hamilton County Child Support Enforcement Agency Seizes $920 More from an Innocent Mother

My wife just informed me that $920 of her, tax rebate check authorized by President Bush has been seized by the Hamilton County Child Support Enforcement Agency (CSEA) and is to be given to my former wife to satisfy my … Continue reading

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Hamilton County Child Support Enforcement Agency Seizes an Innocent Wife’s Tax Return

Please understand that Ohio Council for Fathers Rights (OCFFR) is not about me or my case, it’s about all of Ohio’s innocent parents and children who are regularly victimized and terrorized by Ohio’s 88 county Child Support Enforcement Agencies (CSEAs.) … Continue reading

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French Father Staging Hunger Strike to Protest the International Abduction of His Twin Boys to Warren County Ohio

Following is a letter I received from a French Father whose wife kidnapped their children while he was at work (in France) and took them to Warren County Ohio. Not surprisingly, his repeated requests to have his children returned to … Continue reading

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The Upcoming “Advance Fatherhood Ohio! Summit” will Convene in Cincinnati on May 30, 2008

Greetings Members of Ohio Practitioners’ Network for Fathers and Families (OPNFF) and Ohio Fatherhood Advocates! Friday May 23rd is the deadline to register for the Advance Fatherhood Ohio! Summit. Spaces are filling up quickly. Don’t miss your chance to participate … Continue reading

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Understanding Ohio’s Calloused Indifference Towards Laying Waste to People’s Lives

Following are questions repeatedly asked of me by many of Ohio’s non-custodial, child support paying parents who are scared, confused, and suffering because of Ohio’s inhumane and hateful punitive child support collection practices. “Why does the state of Ohio destroy … Continue reading

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Contact Us if You were Wrongfully Labeled a “Deadbeat” on the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Website

Please note that this article is a rewrite of a previous post that has been removed due to formatting problems it was creating in the Blog. It was re-posted as a new article given that there is a considerable amount … Continue reading

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Hamilton County Ohio Wrongfully Labels 2,822 Parents as “Deadbeats”

I mentioned in my previous post that Hamilton County Sheriff Simon Leis had listed 3500+ Civil Defendants on his web site who had outstanding warrants. That page had disappeared, but I’ve since learned that the Hamilton County Sheriff’s web site … Continue reading

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Darke County Ohio CSEA Indicts Father with Broken Neck for Criminal Felony Non-Support

David Rose, the innocent Ohio Council for Fathers Rights member wrongly incarcerated after being convicted by the perjured testimony of a Darke County Child Support Enforcement Agency (CSEA) employee wrote in a recent letter to me: “There’s another Father imprisoned … Continue reading

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Congressman Steve Chabot (R-OH) Shuns Ohio’s Non-Custodial Parents Sinking Financially but Moves to Save Ship

Life as a Non-Custodial Parent (NCP) is difficult at best. Many are bankrupt, without licenses (they were suspended by the CSEAs to “punish” parents who fell behind in child support payments), without jobs, denied public assistance, lacking basic necessities, have … Continue reading

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A Copy of David Rose’s Civil Suit Naming the Darke County Ohio CSEA as Defendants

At the request of Ohio Council for Fathers Rights Member Mr. David Rose, we are posting a copy the civil action he filed against six Darke County Ohio Child Support Enforcement Agency Employees who are named as Defendants in Mr. … Continue reading

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An Ohio Custodial Father is Forced to Pay Child Support on Children in His Custody

“I have custody of both children and cannot get my child support obligation stopped.”
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Please Visit Glenn Sacks’ Blog to Protest Fox’s New Show that Humilates Fathers

Sadly, Executives at Fox have decided to publicly humiliate Fathers and their children in a new reality show targeting, “Deadbeat Dads” so as to gain favorable ratings at the expense of innocent children. As many of our readers already know, … Continue reading

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To Those Preoccupied with Searching for My Criminal Record

I will save you the hassles of continually digging for dirt to discredit me with by publicly disclosing my, “criminal history.” As I have stated many times before, I live my life in the open and for good reason. There … Continue reading

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Butler County Child Support Enforcement Agency (CSEA) won’t Assist an Ohio Custodial Father

I received the following in an email from a Butler County Ohio father: I’m a father of two teens living in butler county, Ive had custody of my son and daughter since 2001 and it seems that I go to … Continue reading

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Is the “Woe-is-Me” Class Comprised of Those by Choice, Circumstance, Both or Neither?

I used to regularly complain to my wife about the “Charlie Brown type” black cloud that rains “bad-luck” down on my life, endlessly. Think I’m kidding? Consider what has happened to me within the past 8 weeks. Keep in mind … Continue reading

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Ohio Tightens the Financial Noose on Non-Custodial Parents

Recently I was contacted by a panicked custodial father regarding a notice received by the Child Support Enforcement Agency. After years of insuring his son through a publicly funded health plan, he was ordered to insure his son through his … Continue reading

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Democrats Overwhelmingly Support the Continued Attack on Fathers by Supporting H.R. 1386

For a list of politicians who support the destruction of Fathers as well as the lives of the children they so dearly love for financial gain, open Child Support Co-Sponsors. The following contains more information about the “Child Support Protection … Continue reading

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