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    lightingbird is offline Member
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    Can child support be forcefully deducted from unemployment benefits?

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    Missouri

    If you are on Unemployment and you have a order to pay child support, can they take the benefits from your unemployment check?

    The person in question is in Missouri but the child and court that handles it is in Texas. The main question besides the state going through procedures of going back to court and getting the parent in jail. Can they automatically take it from his check without his permission?
    Last edited by lightingbird; 07-19-2005 at 05:24 PM.
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    dgingrich is offline Member
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    they do in PA.
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    DsmithAsmith is offline Member
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    In CA they automatically deduct up to 25% of unemployment benefits
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    brendalee is offline Junior Member
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    In Missouri CSE can deduct up to 50% of unemployment benefits to cover current CS and arrearage.
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    It's also done in Indiana also so I would say with all the yes' then the answer would be yes they can do it.
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    In CA they can if the obligor also lives in CA, but not if the obligor lives in another state. This could be a problem for you, since the order and the obligor are in separate states.
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    In MD Unemployment took $150 per check for child support for bfriends' children. They did it automatically.
    Last edited by Jessleeeliz; 07-21-2005 at 11:48 PM. Reason: adding these are bfriends children -not mine

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