Department of Human Services

Families First Online Policy Manual

Child Support Cooperation

Revised:

26.2

EXCEPTIONS

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The following individuals are exempt from the assignment requirement for Child Support:

 

·        Caretakers who receive voluntary payments made for an unborn child.

 

·        “Caretaker Only” cases where the dependent child in the AU is not receiving Families First benefits because he/she is receiving SSI.

 

The following AU types are exempt from the cooperation requirement for Child Support:

 

·        Single parent adoptions.

 

·        An AU containing only a pregnant woman (child support cooperation will be required when the new born child is added to the AU).

 

·        AUs in which “absence” is due to court-ordered public service in lieu of incarceration.

 

·        Caretakers who have been determined to have good cause for refusal to cooperate with Child Support Services.

 

Glossary

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