As the NFL lockout continues, many players are seeking modifications to their child support and alimony agreements. Unless the NFL can reach a collective bargaining agreement with its union, players will not receive their paycheck. The article states that “players are lining up to get child support and alimony payments lowered to reflect what would be reduced incomes should their leagues shut down.”
According to Peter, “An athlete’s out-of-pocket expenses for things such as health insurance rise during a lockout, since teams aren’t paying. The likelihood is that a majority of these players are the ones maintaining health insurance for children and, potentially, their ex-wives.”
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