DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA CHILD SUPPORT ENFORCEMENT & Collection Services
Enforcement of Court Ordered District of Columbia Child Support Payment, addresses and Information.
The Child Support Programs ensure that children receive the court-ordered financial support to which they are legally entitled. It provides services as to establishing paternity, and enforcing child support and medical support orders.
According to the state and federal law, when non-custodial parents fail to pay the child support obligation, they are subject to enforcement measures in order to collect any regular or past-due payments.
Here are some of the tools used by the state to enforce court ordered child support payments:
Liens on real estate property, vehicles, or other assets
Driver's license suspension or revocation
Passport denial, revocation or restriction
Income tax offsets
Suspension or revocation of professional and hunting/fishing licenses
Reporting to credit bureaus
Non-paying parent may be sent to jail and enter a judgment for past due support.
The court has to examine some important financial documents before calculating child support payments, such as:
Gross income of both parents
Court-ordered support child support for children of other relationships
Any paid or received spousal support or alimony
Health insurance costs and extraordinary medical costs
Childcare and education costs
It is of your best interest that you provide the most accurate information about your assets and financial information.
Child support orders automatically terminate when:
The child reaches the age of 18 and graduates from high school
Is emancipated by the court
Has a change in legal custody
Enlists in the armed forces
Support may not terminate if the child has severe special needs which cause him/her to remain dependent.
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA CHILD SUPPORT ENFORCEMENT
Washington DC Child Support
500 Indiana Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20001-2131
Phone: (202) 879-4839
Child Support Service Div,
Child Support Services Division
441 4th Street NW
Washington, DC 20001-2714
Phone: (202) 724-2131
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