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Can two different states collect child support for the same child?

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May 15, 2015 9:32PM

There can be situations where two different states can collect child support from a parent that has not kept up their child support payments. Such a situation could entail the following example. If child support was not made by a person living in the same state as the child, that state can of course collect by garnishing funds out of a paycheck. If there was money due from another instance and not paid, then two states must collect current and back payments.