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My ex (never married) left me, and our 2 children and moved to Lacy Washington. I have went throught the state of SD for child support and they can not find him to serve him the child support order. but I know where he is living. How can I get this child support from him he is already 3 months behind in payments.

Lawyer's Assistant: Because family law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?

South Dakota

Lawyer's Assistant: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?

Not yet just my case worker they say they have to serve him first before we can take him to court.

Lawyer's Assistant: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?

I really have no money for an attorney

Submitted: 9 months ago.Category: Family Law
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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
Also he says he is working as a 1099 employee and is refusing to give me the names of the places he works.
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ANSWER: The US Congress has set up a law that requires one state to enforce the child support orders of another state. There happens to be a process for this in Oregon.

Here, you can find all of the information you need, including who in Oregon to contact for help with this: https://www.doj.state.or.us/child-support/resources-for-applicants/interstate-child-support-cases/

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