You can complete an authorization form from the Minnesota Child Support Division website and submit it to your local child support office.
If you were the applicant for services, you can complete a request to close support case from the Minnesota Child Support Division website and submit it to your local support office. If there are no public assistance programs open and no public assistance past due support owing on the case, the child support office will remove charges and balances owed to you and will process the case for closing. The child support office may a keep a portion of the case open if there are arrears owed to the State of Minnesota.
Secondary school is high school. In most cases, child support obligations end when a child turns 18 or graduates high school, whichever is later, up to age 20. Charging can continue if the child is incapable of self-support due to a mental or physical condition.
After child support charges were stopped due to a child being considered emancipated, the parent request support payments will need to file a motion to modify your order with the Court to ask the judge to order the support payments to begin again. The court forms and procedures are published through the MN courts website.
If it was a federal tax refund, an injured spouse form 1099X should have been filed with the IRS when you prepared your taxes. If this was not filed, you will need to do this for the IRS to send you your portion of the refund. You may want to contact your tax preparer for further assistance.
If it was a state tax refund, you will want to contact your child support worker. You will need to provide a complete copy of your tax return including all schedules and W-2s.
You can file a motion to correct clerical error or a motion to review judge's decision within the time frames specified in your order. The forms and procedures can be found on the MN courts website.
Contact you Child Support Officer about entering into a possible payment agreement. As long as you remain current with payment agreement lifting of the suspension will continue. More detailed information can be found on the Department of Human Services website.
If your child support case is managed through a child support office, you can request a review and modification of the order by phone or in writing. You will be asked to provide financial information.
If your modification request is denied, you may file your own motion in the Expedited Process. The court forms and procedures are published through the MN courts website. You may also contact a private attorney.
If you do not have an open child support case through a county office, you can use the court forms and procedures that are published to file the motion yourself in District Court. The forms can be found at the MN courts website.