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My Child support payments went to the wrong person.

child_support_personQ) For more than 10 years now, my employer has been sending my garnished child support payment to the OCSE promptly. Two years ago, OCSE Ithaca paid part of my child support payments to the wrong person. This lasted for a long time until I discovered the error. And even then, OCSE Ithaca told me that unless they were able to recover the wrongfully paid out sums, they could not reimburse me! It took about two months for them to resolve the matter and credit me with the sums wrongfully paid to another person. Now as I write this, because of an alleged difference of $155.07 between what my employers should have sent OCSE and what they actually sent over the last six months, OCSE sent garnishment orders to both my employers and the Social Security Administration (SSA Roslindale Field Office) to withold my social security payments. Since I have sent in a check for $155.07 that has now been credited to the account of the custodial parent of my daughter, I am asking: (1) that an order be sent forthwith to SSA Roslindale Field Office cancelling the IWO sent to them and (2) that an explanation be given to me why a garnishment order to was sent to TWO parties, my employers and the SSA? Is this not a case of extraordianry administrative sloppiness on the part of OCSE Ithaca for which I have had to expend a lot in terms of time and bother? Biodun J*******

A) It is unfortunate that your local OCSE made such an error in administrating your child support payments. I suggest that a written letter of your request be made to your local OCSE Ithaca office.




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  1. You will need to provide evidence of your reduction of income in order for the judge to modify your child support obligation. The best evidence is the most recent tax returns and recent pay stubs. After the court orders a specific child support amount, it is often the case that one parent may seek to modify the child support agreement. However, a parent seeking child support modification will need to prove a change of circumstances.

    Steps To ask for a court hearing to change your existing child support order:

    Fill out your court forms.
    Have your forms reviewed.
    Make at least 2 copies of all your forms.
    File your forms with the court clerk.
    Get your court date.
    Serve your papers on the other parent (and the LCSA if involved)
    File your proof of service.

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