Alabama Child Support
In order to receive Alabama child support you must first establish child support. In order to establish child support in the state of Alabama, you must make sure you have a court order verifying the amount of medical support and payment required. You must also locate the non-custodial parent who is avoiding child support. Some parents avoid paying child support by relocating to another state. If you have difficulties locating the non-custodial parent, there are several agencies the will help assist you on locating the missing parent.
Child Support Payments
Alabama child support payment can be collected by using a system called Alabama Location Enforcement Collection System. Once payments are received at the Alabama Child Support Payment Center, they are distributed to the payee. Alabama has a voice response system which provides automated information on payments and distributions. It is a 24 hour a day service and you can find the number at the address below.
Alabama Child Support Enforcement
If a non-custodial parent refuses to pay child support, then the Alabama child support office has several actions on enforcing those child support laws. One action it to intercept the tax refund checks. Anytime that a non-custodial parent owes or is refusing to pay child support , the state of Alabama has the right to confiscate any tax refund checks made to the non-custodial parent. Another action would be to garnish the wages from the non-custodial parents pay check. The Alabama Child Support Office will contact the employer of the non-custodial parent and informed them on how much needs to be deducted in order to satisfy the child support payments.
End of Alabama Child Support
Child support usually ends when the child reaches the age of 18 or when they graduate from high school, whichever happens later. However, if the child attends college and is not working, the non-custodial parent still has an obligation to continue the child support payments.
In these hard times it is very important that single parents files for child support. Every child deserves the right to a healthy and prosperous life. Receiving the child support you and your child deserves will help both the parent and the child live that healthy and prosperous life. For more resources on child support laws please click the link below.