Interstate Financial “Topics of Interest”. Colorado Family Support Conference- June 2013 Christine Sorenson. Is it acceptable to enforce state debt when another state is enforcing current support?. Why? Doesn’t follow federal distribution rules Two states enforcing Recommendation
Colorado Family Support Conference- June 2013
Is it acceptable to enforce state debt when another state is enforcing current support?
Ensure that the class and status are coded correctly. enforcing current support?
Costs enforcing current support? must be initiated in a Non-Judgment or Judgment obligation with the appropriate obligation type code.
Non-Judgment – KT
Judgment - JT
So…what happens if we don’t use the
correct codes?Costs Due Coloradoon Responding Reciprocal Ledgers
CO another state’s ordercannot track interest separately
Colorado is “keeper of record” another state’s order
ColoradoInterest on Responding Cases – Colorado Order -
Other jurisdiction is “keeper of record” another state’s order
Adjust to their balance (which may include interest)
StateInterest on Initiating Cases Another State’s Order
Colorado is another state’s order
“keeper of record”
ColoradoInterest on Initiating Cases - Colorado Order -
Use code “UR” (Reciprocal Caused) to adjust the ledger to match other jurisdiction.Responding Reciprocal – OS OrderWhose balance is correct???
All payments are disbursed to the initiating state, right?
What if the payments are being sent directly to the to match other jurisdiction.obligee or to the wrong state?
(Responding reciprocal cases have a suffix of 45-56.)
The responding case is closed but the payments are still being disbursed to the initiating state.
Why don’t they disburse to the CP or to the correct state?
DO NOT to match other jurisdiction.change states mid-month!!!
The order states “specific amount medical” and child care are part of child support?
FC Fee = ends when placement ends to match other jurisdiction.
CS Order = ongoing obligation until emancipation
ISSUE: if money due CP and FC…
CO receives two responding reciprocals……
Criteria: to match other jurisdiction.
No party residing to match other jurisdiction.in order-issuing state
NOTE: If the obligor resides in the order-issuing state, initiate a reciprocal action, do not use the Option “S” Redirect.
(may not be entire payment)
Receiving money on a to match other jurisdiction.closed case?
Money always goes back to OS
(may not be entire payment)
Differences to match other jurisdiction.in currency create special financial considerations.
U.S. order; foreign country enforcing:
Foreign country order; foreign country enforcing: to match other jurisdiction.
U.S. order; Colorado enforcing: to match other jurisdiction.
Foreign country order; to match other jurisdiction.Colorado enforcing:
“100 euros with a current dollar equivalency of $110.00”
Fees charged to: to match other jurisdiction.
Don’t Do It!! to match other jurisdiction.Transitioning Other States’ Orders to Non-IV-D