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Account Balances ~ Log on to the Child Support Online Services web site
Account History Report, How to Read
Account History, How to Request
Account Seizure
Account Transfer
Active Duty (military personnel with child support orders)
Address, Changing
    In Your Child Support Record
    For Your Debit Card
Adobe Reader/PDF Document Help
Aid/Benefit Programs and Child Support
Alternative Payment Plan
Applying for Child Support Services
Appointments scheduled for your case ~ Log on to Child Support Online Services
Arrears (past-due support)
    Making past-due payments
    What Happens with Past-Due Payments
Assigning Rights to Support Collected on Your Behalf (for parents receiving some types of public assistance)
Assignment (defined)

BadgerCare & Child Support
BadgerCare, Cooperation & Good Cause
BadgerCare, Your Guide to Child Support and BadgerCare
Bank Accounts, Seizing
Birth Costs (repaying)
Birth Hospitals (information for)
Blood Tests (genetic tests)
Booklets & Brochures, Ordering; Spanish; Hmong
Booklets & Brochures, Printing; Spanish; Hmong

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Calculators for Estimating Support Amounts (includes worksheets and tables)
Car Liens
Changing Support Orders; Video
Changing Contact and Employment Information
Chase Debit Card for Child Support Payments (OLD Card)
Child Support Agencies (County and Tribal)
Child Support Laws
Child Support Online Services (CSOS)
Child Support Orders
Child Support Services
Children First Program (noncustodial parents may contact the local W-2 agency to enroll)
Clerks of Court (Wisconsin Courts' web site)
Civil Rights/Equal Opportunity
Complaint Resolution
    Complaint Form
   Release of Confidential Information form
Consumer Credit Protection Act (income withholding limits)
Contempt of Court
Cooperation for W-2 services & cash benefits
Cooperation for BadgerCare Plus
   Payment Coupons
   R&D Fee Coupons
Court Forms
Court Orders
Criminal Nonsupport

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Debit Card
    NEW EPPIC Debit MasterCard, Explained
    CHASE Visa Debit Card, Explained
    EPPIC (MasterCard) Debit Card Lost or Stolen?
    CHASE (VISA) Debit Card Lost or Stolen?
    Compare Debit Card to Direct Deposit
    Switch to Direct Deposit
Deceased Custodial Parent
Definitions of Child Support Terms
Direct Deposit
    Direct Deposit, Explained
    Sign Up for Direct Deposit; Hmong; Spanish
    Compare Debit Card to Direct Deposit
    Direct Deposit to Foreign Bank Accounts
    Switch to Debit Card

Email Alerts, Sign Up For
Employers (information for)
Employers, Forms and Publications for Printing
Employers, Forms and Publications for Ordering
Employment, Reporting Changes in
Ending Support
Enforcing Child Support Orders
EPPIC Debit MasterCard for Child Support Payments
Equal Opportunity/Civil Rights
Establishing a Support Order

Fatherhood (legal fatherhood and paternity)
Fees and Costs
Financial Management Services
Find a Missing Parent
Forms, Ordering; Spanish; Hmong
Forms, Printing; Spanish; Hmong
Forms, Court
Foster Care (paying support when your child is placed outside the home)

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Genetic Tests (DNA)
Getting Support; video
    Compare Direct Deposit to Debit Card
    Sign Up for Direct Deposit; Hmong; Spanish
    Switch to Debit Card
Good Cause for BadgerCare Plus, W-2 services & cash benefits
Grants & Loans, Denying
Guidelines for Setting Child Support Amounts (Child Support Percentage of Income Standard)

Health Insurance
Hearings scheduled for your case ~ Log on to Child Support Online Services
Housing Authorities (information for)
Hmong Language Services

Income for child support purposes (definition)
Income Letter (for public-housing authorities; how to request child-support-income information); Request Form
Income Withholding
Intercepting Taxes
Interest Charges (on past-due support)
Intergovernmental Cases and Services

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Job Loss and Child Support

Kinship Care
KIDS information line

Laid Off? Lost Your Job?
Language Assistance
Late Payments
    Making late payments
    What Happens When You Are Behind on Payments
Laws (Wisconsin child support laws & administrative rules)
Liens, Lien Docket (when past-due support is owed)
Lien Notices
Liens, Vehicles
Locating a Missing Parent
Lost EPPIC Debit MasterCard?
Lost CHASE VISA debit card?
Lottery Intercept
Low-Income Payer Table

Medical Support
Military Personnel
Modify a Court Order; Video
Monthly Statement of Account (MSOA)
Monthly Statements for Your New EPPIC Debit MasterCard
Monthly Statements for Your Old Chase Visa Debit Card

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Name Changes
NEW EPPIC Debit MasterCard
National Medical Support Notice (for employers)
Notice of Language Assistance
Notice of Tax Intercept
Notices for Lien Docket
Notices, "What's New?", sign up for email alerts

Orders for Support
Ordering Child Support Materials; Spanish; Hmong
Overview of the Child Support Program; video

Parent, Finding a Missing or Absent Parent
Passports, Denying
Past-Due Support (Also called "arrears" or "back support")
    Make a Payment on a Past-Due Balance
Paternity Acknowledgment
Paying Support
   How Support is Paid Out
   Making Late Payments
   Ways to Pay
   Payment Coupons
   Payment Information (payment histories)
Paying Support by Account Transfers
Payment Plans (to pay off past-due support)
PDF Documents, Navigating
Pensions, Intercepting
Percentage of Income Standard
Phone Numbers (contact agencies)
Phone Numbers (changing)
Printing Child Support Materials; Spanish; Hmong
Privacy Protection
Private Collection Agency
Pro se (Do it Yourself) Forms
Property Seizure
Public Assistance & Child Support
Publications, By Topic
Publications, Ordering
Publications, Printing
Purge Conditions

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Receipt & Disbursement (R&D) Fee
Receiving Child Support; video
Repaying Birth Costs
Report a Lost or Stolen Wisconsin EPPIC Debit MasterCard
Report a Lost or Stolen CHASE VISA debit card
Report Changes in Contact Information or Employment
Resources for Parents
Review a Court Order; Video
Rights and Responsibilities
Roles and Responsibilities (who does what in the child support program)

Search the Child Support Web Site
Section 8 Housing - Income Verification form
Services the Child Support Program provides
Setting Support Amounts
Settlements, Intercepting (e.g., personal-injury lawsuit settlements
Spanish Language Services
Stale-Dated Checks (un-cashed child support checks over a year old)
Statement of Account
Stolen EPPIC Debit MasterCard?
Stolen CHASE VISA debit card?
Substitute Care (paying support when your child is placed outside the home)
Support, Establishment
Support, Setting Amounts

Tax Deduction for Child Support Paid
Tax Information for Parents (updated every February for the current tax year)
Tax Intercept
Terms Used in Child Support
    Limited English Proficiency
Truck Liens

Unclaimed Child Support
Unemployment and Child Support
Update contact or employment information

Vehicle Lien
    Changing a Child Support Order
    Child Support Overview
    Receiving Child Support
Voluntary Paternity Acknowledgment

W-2 and Child Support (Wisconsin Works)
W-2 Agencies
Wisconsin Consolidated Court Automation Programs (CCAP)
What's New in Child Support


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Updated December 09, 2013

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