Here we have posted some frequently asked questions about www.DeadbeatRegistry.com.  We hope that you find your answers here.  If any of your questions reference our policy page, for your convenience, we have placed a button at the bottom of this page that will take you to our policy page.

**Please note that the same rules that apply to these FAQ’s also apply to comments posted on our site.

What is purpose of this site?

Simple. To empower and educate parents with expert tools and resources to aid in the collection of child support from delinquent or “deadbeat” parents.

Why does my name and profile appear in search engines when I search my name?

DeadbeatRegistry.com was developed to be highly visible in search engines to maximize the accessibility of the information we provide. The records for nearly all persons in our database can be accessed by searching the deadbeats name in Google, Yahoo and/or Bing.

Why are details about me available on this website?

If your name appears on our website, its because your information was submitted by someone else in the community who believes you our a deadbeat.

How can I obtain information on an deadbeat appearing on this website?

We cannot offer any information regarding deadbeats appearing on this site beyond what is provided on the website as we do not collect anymore information. To obtain information beyond what is reported on DeadbeatRegistry.com, you will need to contact the appropriate law enforcement agency.

How long do records remain published on DeadbeatRegistry.com?

We do not remove records when a time limit has expired. Records appearing on the site will remain published forever unless removal service is requested.

Can I delete my profile from this site?

Yes. If you do not want your information included in our database, you may request its removal. Simply navigate to the record page you wish to remove and click the red button that says, “Delete This Record Now.”

Why do I have to pay to remove my remove my profile?

Removal is a paid service due to the costs associated with altering the content of the site on an individual basis.

In the event my actions were false, will you remove my record?

No. DeadbeatRegistry.com lets users report other deadbeats, and due to the Communications Decency Act or “CDA”, 47 U.S.C. § 230 we cannot and will not be held liable for the validity and accuracy of the submissions of our users.

If I pay to remove my record from this site, will the search engine results related to my record also be removed?

Yes. We ensure when a record is removed from the DeadbeatRegistry.com, all search results related to the DeadbeatRegistry.com record are removed from Google, Yahoo and Bing.

I paid to remove my record, why do I still see details of my profile appearing in search engines when I search my name?

Once paid, your profile will be removed from our websites listings within 60 minutes however Google, Bing and Yahoo take more time as we have to have our dedicated team actively remove the results, and its also dependant on the search engines for how long it takes.

Will you ever consider removing posts?

Yes, we are considering using a 3rd party mediation service and are vetting firms at this time. The arbitration service we have chosen to arbitrate the posts is Fix Bad Reputation. If you want to utilize their services you may visit their website at http://www.fixbadreputation.com

How Long Has this site Been Online?

DeadbeatRegistry.com was established in January, 2003.

Why Was DeadbeatRegistry.com Started?

DeadbeatRegistry.com was started to let the world know about dead beats, their practices and scams so that we may be aware of them and avoid the dead beats at all costs!

I Forgot My Username, Email & Password.  How Do I Recover Them?

You cannot.  You will need to establish a new username and password.  If you have your email, you can contact us through our contact form for more assistance.

How Much Does It Cost To Join DeadbeatRegistry.com?

Our DeadbeatRegistry.com website is free to use.  We require no fees from our users.

Is It Legal To Use A Photo Of DeadBeat When Submitting An Deadbeat Report?

If you are the owner of a photograph, it is yours to use and share.  If you are not the owner of a photograph, then no it is not yours to use and share and should be returned to the rightful owner.

Is DeadbeatRegistry.com Legal?

The site itself is legal to use.  However, we must express the importance in remaining factual in your Deadbeat Report Submissions.  Posting false allegations can be considered defamation of character.  If we find out through a court system that your posting is false it will be removed.  We have the right to allow individuals to share their stories and/or opinions in the form of reports, comments, posts and/or topics on our site. This is mandated by a FEDERAL LAW, which is called the Communications Decency Act or “CDA”, 47 U.S.C. § 230. DeadbeatRegistry.com

DeadbeatRegistry.com is an interactive computer service provider under Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act of 1996 (47 U.S.C. Section 230(c)(1)), and pursuant to that law, shall not be treated as the publisher or speaker of any information provided by the Users of DeadbeatRegistry.com. As a result, DeadbeatRegistry.com and its affiliates are not liable for statements contained in User Content available on the site. Please direct all claims for relief to the User responsible for the User Content. DeadbeatRegistry.com does not alter or create the information posted. DeadbeatRegistry.com acts as a repository of information for its users.

**Any emails sent via our website or email portal with respect to legal questions or concerns will be referred to the aforementioned explanation, including the Communications Decency Act of 1996.

How Long Will My Submission Be Posted?

Your Deadbeat Report will be on our site forever.  Your submissions are not temporary, as with much on the internet, they are placed for the purpose of information in a permanent fashion.

I Submitted An Deadbeat Report And Would Like To Remove It?

As per the submission policy you agreed to when submitting your Deadbeat Report, you may not remove the Report.  You give DeadbeatRegistry.com explicit permission to retain your Deadbeat Report Submission for users of this site to view.  You may however, submit a Formal Retraction request to the site administration via our contact form on our website.  Please read our policy page for more information on retraction requests.

Someone Posted False Information About Me On Deadbeat, What Do I Do?

That is entirely up to you.  We are neither judge, nor jury.  We do not take sides on any matters that are discussed within this website.  If you feel that someone has submitted false information about you on DeadbeatRegistry.com, it is your responsibility to take that issue up with the submitter.