Once the court or Child Support Enforcement Agency (CSEA) establishes a child support order, the order can be modified to reflect changing life circumstances. For instance, when one party or the other loses a job or gains income. Also, orders can be terminated for a variety of reasons, such as a child emancipates.
In cases when an obligor (the person ordered to pay support) falls behind in making payments, the CSEA may use any of several methods to enforce the order.
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When an obligor (the person ordered to pay support) falls behind more than one month in their support order, the case is considered to be in default. The Child Support Enforcement Agency (CSEA) employs a variety of methods to make certain the obligor meets his or her obligation.
Child support orders may be reviewed and adjusted.
To help ensure successful administration and enforcement of child support cases, the Child Support Enforcement Agency (CSEA) asks obligees (persons receiving child support) to do the following.
In addition to making timely child support payments, the obligor (person ordered to pay child support) must complete certain tasks.
Child support orders can be terminated for a variety of reasons.