SOUTH DAKOTA CHILD SUPPORT ENFORCEMENT Payments & Collection Program
Addresses and Information on Enforcement of Court Ordered South Dakota Child Support Payment.
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.
South Dakota Department Of Social Services, Child Support Division
912 E Sioux Avenue
Pierre, SD 57501-3940
Phone: (605) 773-3612
South Dakota Department Of Social Services, Child Support Enforcement
110 8th Avenue SE
Watertown, SD 57201-4858
Phone: (605) 753-6715
Child Support Enforcement Office,
420 S Washington Street
Aberdeen, SD 57401-4347
Phone: (605) 626-2375
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