federal enforcement of child supportWhile most court-ordered support matters are state-based, the Federal government also has a variety of programs to uphold the collection of child support.

You can find detailed information about each of the programs by clicking the button below.

Federal Services for collection of support

A summary of federal services is as follows:

  • Access and Visitation (AV) Program Reporting System
  • Administrative Offset Program
  • Child Support Enforcement Network (CSENet)
  • Child Support Portal
  • Debt Inquiry Service
  • Department of Defense (DoD) Entitlement
  • Electronic Document Exchange (EDE)
  • Electronic Employer Search (eEmployer)
  • Electronic Income Withholding Orders (e-IWO)
  • Electronic Termination (eTermination)
  • Federal Case Registry (FCR)
  • FCR Misidentified Participant
  • FCR Query
  • Federal Parent Locator Service (FPLS)
  • Federal Tax Refund Offset
  • Federally Assisted State Transmitted Levy (FAST Levy)
  • Insurance Match Program
  • Intergovernmental Reference Guide (IRG)
  • Interstate Case Reconciliation (ICR)
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  • Multistate Financial Institution Data Match (MSFIDM)
  • National Directory of New Hires (NDNH)
  • Passport Denial
  • Project Save Our Children (PSOC)
  • Query Interstate Cases for Kids (QUICK)
  • Self-Assessment Reporting System
  • State Plan System
The Federal Parent Locker Service collected $3.7 billion of post-due support in the tax year of 2011. Around $463 of the child support money had been paid through income withholdings sent to employers through agencies enforcing court-ordered support. The Federal Offset Program collected $2.3 billion if past-due child support through the Child Support Debtor File.

(Source: Administration for Children & Families Office of Child Support Enforcement FY2011 Annual Report to Congress.)

Contact us at any time to discuss your support enforcement concerns.

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