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Interstate FAQ

Australia, Austria, Bermuda, Canada, Czech Republic, Fiji, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Republic of South Africa, Slovak Republic, Sweden, United Kingdom.

18 years, unless the child is still in high school; then collection continues until the child graduates or becomes 19, whichever occurs first.

Emancipation. Paternity can be established at any time; IV-D will do this up until the age of majority.

Percent of parent's net disposable incomes, adjusted according to the percent of time that each parent has primary physical responsibility for the child.

Statutory rate of 10% per annum, interest accrues from date of entry of judgement on lump sum due, and from date installment is due if payable in installments.

Yes. Health insurance Coverage assignment is sent to the NCP's employer, who enrolls the child and deducts the premium amount from the NCP's check.

Establish, enforce, and modify for UIFSA cases; enforce intrastate orders if the IV-D agency is enforcing the child support order.

"Earnings assignment order for support"; "income withholding"; "wage withholding".

All allowable income sources are subject to garnishment.

Liability for amount of support not withheld, and punishable as contempt.

The motion to quash, or modify, must be filed with the court to request a hearing.

Regarding income withholding when the obligor has more than one claim for child support against his/her income, indicate: If an employer in your State receives more than one income withholding order for child support from other States, can the employer request your assistance?


Yes, although instructions for how to prorate multiple orders have been made available to California employers.

Regarding income withholding when the obligor has more than one claim for child support against his/her income, indicate: If assistance is not available, explain how employers should proceed, and provide a citation for the State law that governs how they should proceed.


When there are multiple assignment orders for the same employee, the employer is instructed to prorate the withheld payments as follows: If the NCP has more than one assignment for support, the employer adds the amount due for each assignment.

If 50% of the NCP’s net earnings cannot satisfy all of the assignments, the employer prorates first among all the current assignments, in the same portion that each assignment is to total the current support owed.

Any remainder is applied to the assignments for arrears, in the same proportion that each assignment is to the total arrears owed.

Conclusive presumption; however, husband may move for genetic tests within two years of the child's birth.

Yes. Putative father and child's natural mother are, or have been, married to each other and the child is born during the marriage or within 300 days after the marriage is terminated; before the child's birth, the putative father and natural mother attempted to marry and the child is born during the attempted marriage or within 300 days of termination of marriage or cohabitation; after the child's birth the putative father and natural mother attempted to marry, and he consented to listing his name on the birth certificate, or is obligated by a written voluntary agreement or court order to support the child; the putative father receives the child into his home and openly holds out the child as his natural child; the paternity is 100 or greater.

Written depositions and interrogatories accepted; generally teleconferencing and videotaping are not accepted in absence of stipulation or court approval; court may designate judge of initiating court as a person before whom a deposition may be taken.

Support is not assigned and parties stipulate to a different amount; deferred sale of home and rental value exceeds mortgage payments; homeowner’s insurance, and taxes; parent ordered to pay support has extraordinarily high income; parent is not contributing to child's needs commensurate with that parent’s custodial time; application of formula would be unjust or inappropriate due to extraordinary circumstances.

Indicate whether your State has license revocation/suspension for drivers, professional, occupational, and/or recreational licenses available as an enforcement remedy; and, indicate whether you have judicial procedures available, administrative procedures available or both.


Yes. Drivers’ licenses, recreational licenses, professional or occupational licenses, Administrative.

Yes. Workers compensation; administrative. Unemployment compensation; administrative. Lottery intercept; administrative. State disability insurance; administrative.

Application to U.S. District Courts; Application for collection by the Secretary of the Treasury; and FTB Full Collection Program.

Civil or criminal contempt proceedings; Writs of Execution; and Lien in pending action or proceeding.

An interstate lien form, promulgated by the federal Secretary of Health and Human Services pursuant to Section 652(a) (11) of title 42 of the United States Code, must be filed with the county recorder.

Yes. CCP 1710.10 et seq. (Sister State Judgements) and CCP 1713 et seq. (Uniform Foreign Money Judgements Recognition Act).

In both public assistance and non-public assistance cases, a review may be requested every 3 years without showing a change in circumstances.

A: The earnings of the obligor have substantially increased or decreased.
B: The earnings of the obligee have substantially increased or decreased.
C: The needs of a party or the child (ren) have substantially increased or decreased.
D: The cost of living as measured by the Federal Bureau of Vital Statistics has changed.
E: The child (ren) have extraordinary medical expenses not covered by insurance.
F: There has been a substantial change in childcare expenses.
G: Other, explain.


☕ Coffee Breaks Episode 3 with Special Guest First 5 Riverside!!!

with your host Deputy Director Nathan Hartel

It’s here! RivCoDCS’S Coffee Break Podcast, Episode 3 in our 3rd Seasons installment with our host Nathan Hartel, Deputy Director of Programs and Operations. In this podcast, we have Special Guest Tammi Graham, Executive Director for our community partner First 5 Riverside. Grab a cup of coffee, sit back, relax, and listen to the podcast on our website, YouTube or subscribe to your podcast client! If you’ve never heard of First 5 you will be pleasantly surprised by their resources! 

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More COVID-19 Vaccine Appointments Available for Riverside County Residents

Participants must register and have an appointment to get vaccinated

Riverside County residents who qualify are being encouraged to make an appointment to get their COVID-19 vaccination by signing up through the Riverside University Health System-Public Health website.
Hundreds of appointments are available through Friday at the four county-run clinics and those operated by Curative and OptumServe in Riverside County. Click on title for more information.

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Board of Supervisors Appoint New Health Officer

Riverside County News Release

During yesterday's closed session meeting, the Riverside County Board of Supervisors appointed Dr. Geoffrey Leung as the county’s new health officer, effective immediately.
Dr. Leung has been an integral member of the county’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic for the past year. Most recently, Dr. Leung has led the county’s Incident Management Team for the Riverside County vaccine rollout since December.

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Coffee Break's Episode 2 with Special Guest DPSS! Available Now! ☕

listen to our Expresso Shot! with Nathan Hartel & Department of Public Social Service (DPSS)

RivCoDCSS Coffee Break Podcast Season 3, Episode 2 with our host Nathan Hartel, Deputy Director of Programs and Operations is available now! This episode is an “Espresso Shot”, quick, over fast, but full of flavor and packs a punch! Information is shared about the RivCoDCSS helpful resource page and a new Job and Career Resource page.  Upcoming events are discussed!  Grab a cup of coffee, sit back, and listen to the podcast on our website, youtube or subscribe on your podcast client! It’s an episode not to miss! 

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Coffee Break Podcast! New Season 3 is Here!

with Nathan Hartel

Riverside County Department of Child Support Services (RivCoDCSS) Season 3 will focus on our Community Partners and the Resources available to Riverside County residents. These Community Partners have the same ideals and commitment as RivCoDCSS to serve our clients and the community.

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New Services Fees

https://childsupport.ca.gov/servicefees/

Starting in February 2021, all credit and debit card transactions will include a service fee. You have four (4) options to make a payment with your credit or debit card.

Online:

  • Credit and debit cards processed online will charge a 1.9% service fee on every transaction. This fee is paid to the card processor and is not kept by Child Support Services.
  • Make an online payment now.

By phone:

  • Credit and debit cards processed over the phone will charge a 1.9% service fee on every transaction. This fee is paid to the card processor and is not kept by Child Support Services.
  • Make a payment over the phone now at 1-866-901-3212 and select Option 1.

At your local child support agency:

  • Credit and debit cards processed through an automated payment kiosk will charge a 2.2% service fee on every transaction. This fee is paid to the card processor and is not kept by Child Support Services.
  • To find out if your county has an automated payment kiosk available, check the listing on our Find A Local Office page. 

With PayPal:

  • There is a 2.49% ($3.95 minimum) service fee on every transaction. This fee is paid to the card processor and is not kept by Child Support Services.
  • You will need your Participant ID number and a PayPal account.
  • Make a PayPal payment now.
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COVID-19 Updates

Get up to date information regarding COVID-19 changes. With the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, California Child Support Services realizes the impact this is likely to have on case participants.  We know that for some of you, the need for financial support for your children will continue or increase. Paying parents may be experiencing the financial hardship of lost wages and worrying about the penalties for missed payments.

For up to date information, click here:

http://www.childsupport.ca.gov/covid-19-updates

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Respite Relief for Military & Veteran Caregivers (R&R Program)

Helping Hidden Heroes Amid COVID-19

What is the Respite Relief for Military and Veteran Caregivers Program?

The Respite Relief program is a no-cost service offered by the Elizabeth Dole Foundation, CareLinx, Wounded Warrior Project, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, and AARP. The program offers 24 hours of no-cost respite care to qualifying military and veteran caregivers. CareLinx and Wounded Warrior Project donated one million dollars each to stand up for this program in response to the COVID-19 pandemic to offer additional support to military and veteran caregivers.
 

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COVID-19: Electronic Service of Documents

COVID-19: Electronic Service of Documents (California Rules of Court Update)

Effective April 17, 2020, additional temporary rules have been added to the California Rules of Court in response to COVID-19. To sustain essential court services in California state court and to promote social distancing, the Judicial Council announced the adoption of an initial set of Emergency Rules to the California Rules of Court, which went into effect earlier this month on April 6, 2020.

All documents served on either party can be submitted electronically by sending an email to: ServicePortal@RivCo.org

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