Yes, ask your caseworker for information about the laws in your state and the state where the other parent lives
Yes, tribes are required to recognize and enforce child support orders issued by state courts and other tribal courts.
Yes, you may request that the state transfer your case to your tribal child support program
Yes, the state will enforce a tribal order
To establish paternity and child support, apply for services with your tribe or state
To establish paternity and child support, apply for services with either tribe or state
To find out if a tribe in your area has a tribal child support program, visit our contact map that lists all tribal child support programs by state.
It depends on what your child support agency has to do to find the noncustodial parent and establish regular payment