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Glossary of Common Child Support Terms

IM-07-11

Published: October 3, 2007
Information About:
State/Local Child Support Agencies
Types:
Policy, Information Memorandums (IM)

INFORMATION MEMORANDUM

IM-07-11

ATTACHMENT: Glossary of Common Child Support Terms

DATE: October 3, 2007

TO: STATE AND TRIBAL AGENCIES ADMINISTERING CHILD SUPPORT ENFORCEMENT PLANS UNDER TITLE IV-D OF THE SOCIAL SECURITY ACT AND OTHER INTERESTED INDIVIDUALS

SUBJECT: Glossary of Common Child Support Terms

Attached for your information is a copy of the Glossary of Common Child Support Terms. It provides a list of acronyms and definitions of terms used by child support workers. It is intended to be a reference tool to those who are new to child support. In addition, it will serve as a useful tool to custodial and non-custodial parents in communicating with the caseworker and to the public at large.

Margot Bean
Commissioner
Office of Child Support Enforcement