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    By Kai D. Patterson, Host of the Custodial Support Forum

    According to the Department of Health and Human Services and the Office of Child Support Enforcement, more than 37.5 million custodial parents are not receiving adequate child support. As of 2011, 12.5 million custodial parents with child support orders are owed more than $100 billion dollars in the United States. The statistics also state that 75% of the non-custodial parents that owe arrears can pay the arrears.

    The Office of Child Support Enforcement can garnish a non-custodial parents wages to ensure child support payments are made regularly, when a non-custodial parent has reported income and receives a salary from their employer. Many non-custodial parents avoid having their child support payments garnished by being paid as an independent contractor, owning their own businesses, or paid as an undocumented worker. To collect child support from a non-custodial parent that can afford to pay their arrears requires custodial parents to seek a Child Support Enforcement Order with a Levy Action, which can be very costly; on average more than $10,000 after investigative, legal and collection fees. When a non-custodial parent fails to pay child support, the Office of Child Support Enforcement will issue arrest warrants, suspend licenses, and revoke passports. Many non-custodial parents are not arrested with child support warrants, or are released if apprehended in another State, since most States will not extradite individuals arrested for child support warrants.

    The Custodial Support Foundation now makes it affordable for custodial parents that are owed child support arrears, to receive the investigative, legal, collection and apprehension services to enable custodial parents to seize and liquidate non-custodial parent's assets to pay their arrears.


    The assets that can be seized though an Enforcement Order with a Levy Action are: Bank Accounts, Real Estate, Companies, Stocks & Bonds, Automobiles, Motorcycles, Boats, Airplanes, Personal Property, Jewelry, Furniture, Appliances, & Etc..

    For as little as 13 payments of $30, plus $10 shipping and handling of the court documents, a custodial parent can receive the Investigative Services to determine a non-custodial parent's location, income and assets, Legal Services to receive an Enforcement Order with a Levy Action, Collection Services to seize and liquidate non-custodial parent's assets, Apprehension Services that uses fugitive recovery agents to apprehend and extradite, plus the Payment and Refund to pay arrears and refund custodial parent's service fees.

    The Custodial Support Foundation's Collection Program also enables unemployed and custodial parents on disability to receive sponsorships, which enables the program to be received free of charge. The Custodial Support Foundation also provides an Amnesty Program for non-custodial parents that owe child support arrears, have an arrest warrant for unpaid arrears, revoked driver licenses, revoked passports and income tax withholdings. The program provides legal and collection services to pay the arrears, suspend the arrest warrants, restore licenses, restore passports and stop income tax withholdings.

    The Custodial Support Foundation is launching the Custodial Support Forum, which is a weekly television talk show that provides viewers with issues and solutions related to the nonpayment of child support. The Custodial Support Forum will begin airing May 12, 2012 on Cablevision every Saturday evening between 7:00 PM and 7:30 PM. Each episode can be viewed on the Custodial Support Foundation's website.


    Custodial and noncustodial parents may subscribe to the Collection Program and the Amnesty Program by calling the Custodial Support Foundation's 24-Hour Call Center at 855-851-HELP or 855-851-4357.



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