Paternity. Objectives of this segment. To be able to identify a Paternity case. To be able to recognize the forms used to work a Paternity case. To be able to identify policy and procedures necessary to work a Paternity case.
- The father of the child is not known.
- The determination of the father must be made.
- Once the father of the child is established then an obligation for child support will be made.
-- This can be done by using an agreed order or a VS-8.
support has completed.
-- If the NCP responds and admits then the NCP can sign an agreed order.
genetic testing voluntarily or may be ordered by a judge.
As you can see there are many variables when working a paternity case. That is why it is so important for all caseworkers to be equipped with the proper procedures as well as the knowledge to enable them to be effective and efficient.
We hope this learning session will help enable you to be a great caseworker.