University of Wisconsin–Madison

Enforcement

States are required to establish and enforce child support orders. Parents who fail to pay ordered child support amounts are subject to various sanctions, which may include fines, driver’s license suspension, or incarceration.

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The COVID-19 Pandemic and Child Support Enforcement

  • Lisa Klein Vogel, Alejandra Ros Pilarz, Laura Cuesta, and Genevieve Caffrey
  • Report
  • August 2021
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Use of Enforcement Actions and Their Relationship to Payments

  • Daniel R. Meyer, Maria Cancian, and Melody Waring
  • Report
  • November 2019
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Satisfaction with Child Support Agency Services and Its Relationship to Child Support Payments

  • Daniel R. Meyer, Yoona Kim, and Maria Cancian
  • Report
  • October 2019
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Culture change: Implementing a new approach to child support

  • Jennifer L. Noyes, Lisa Klein Vogel, and Lanikque Howard
  • Focus on Poverty & Classroom Supplement
  • July 2019
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Can a redesigned child support system do better?

  • Maria Cancian, Daniel R. Meyer, and Robert G. Wood
  • Focus on Poverty & Classroom Supplement
  • July 2019
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Final Impact Findings from the Child Support Noncustodial Parent Employment Demonstration (CSPED)

  • Maria Cancian, Daniel R. Meyer, and Robert G. Wood
  • Report
  • March 2019