Who can receive child support?
A person can receive child support if all of these are true:
  • A person is the parent of a minor child or is the person who has court-ordered custody of a minor child
  • The minor child lives in the person's household
  • The child is financially dependent on that person
  • One or both of the child's parents are absent from the home
  • The court ordered a person to pay child support

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1. Who can receive child support?
2. What services are not available?
3. Who can use child support services?
4. After I apply, what else must I do?
5. If I apply for child support services, do I have any rights?
6. What is Contempt of Court?
7. What are the criteria for an obligor to be found in contempt?
8. How does contempt start?
9. What happens once the obligor is personally served?
10. Once the obligor is found to be in contempt, will payments start?
11. Will a contempt action automatically reinstate an obligor's driver's license?
12. The obligor did not show up at the contempt hearing, what happens now?
13. Can obligees bring obligors in for contempt themselves?
14. Why wouldn't contempt be used?