What Methods Are Used By The Child Support Enforcement Program To Collect Child Support?

The most effective method for collection is through income withholding, in which the appropriate amount is withheld by an employer from the non­custodial parent`s income. Some other methods include contempt of court proceedings, intercepting federal and state income tax refunds, and reporting to credit reporting agencies.

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