What happens when there is a support order and the NCP pays irregularly?

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What happens when there is a support order and the NCP pays irregularly?

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The NCP is responsible for the total amount of the order. If the total amount is not paid, the CSED may attempt to collect the child support in the following ways: • File contempt of court proceedings, which may result in a jail sentence if the NCP is found in contempt of court. • Withhold the child support from the NCP’s wages or unemployment benefits. • Intercept federal and/or state income tax refunds. • Garnish worker’s compensation benefits. • Refer the NCP to credit reporting agencies. • Revoke the occupational, professional, or driver’s license of the NCP. • In cases where the NCP resides out-of-state, the CSED may pursue federal prosecution of the NCP. How long is the NCP ordered to pay child support? Once the NCP is ordered to pay child support, the order is effective until the NCP petitions the court for a dismissal order and the court dismisses the support order. When the child is emancipated, or reaches the age of eighteen (18), the NCP may petition the court for a dismissa

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