FLDS bishop’s ex-wife gains ‘victory’; $148K is set for child support

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A protracted fight to extract child support from a leader of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints has the recipient of the child support claiming a “victory.”

Frederick Merril Jessop, the bishop of the FLDS Yearning for Zion Ranch in Schleicher County, Texas, has signed an order guaranteeing that he will pay $148,000 in child support to his former wife Carolyn Jessop for care of their eight children.

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This post was last updated: Friday, November 22, 2013 at 1:46 PM, Central European Time (CET)