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$3,491.76 in lottery winnings intercepted for past-due child ssupport
The ICSSD, in cooperation with the South Carolina Lottery Commission, intercepted $3,491.76 from a Non-Custodial Parent's lottery winnings. The NCP owed
over $7,200 to the Custodial Parents of his two children.
Passport denial program collects $21,852 in child support case
The ICSSD, in cooperation with the Federal Office of Child Support Enforcement and the US Department of State, collected $21,852 in past-due
child support by denying a passport to a delinquent
Non-Custodial Parent who was attempting to travel to the United Kingdom for reasons not related to employment.
South Carolina receives grant to assist fathers in being able to pay child support
South Carolina, along with seven other states, received a grant from the Federal Office of Child Support Enforcement
for programs meant to improve the ability of fathers to pay their child support. A combined $600,000 from the federal grant and the state will fund the
programs for five years in Charleston, Greenville, Horry, and Spartanburg counties. Unemployed non-custodial parents will go through an intense one-week
Job Readiness Boot Camp and all particpants will be enrolled in weekly group sessions addressing three curriculum components: Economic Stabiliy, Parenting,
and Healthy Relationships. Services will be the Center for Fathers and Families.
$60,000 collected from ex-NFL player's retirement account
ICCSD staff pursued and collected $60,000 from an ex-NFL player's retirement account for past-due child support. The father of a 17-year-old high school
senior was obligated to pay $500 in monthly child support. Over the years, the father accrued $60,000 in unpaid support. By not paying his child support,
he put an unfair financial burden on the mother and
made it uncertain whether the child would be able to afford college. The child has been accepted to attend the Univerity of South
Carolina and will now be able to attend classes beginning with the Fall Semester of 2014.
New child support orders up 25%
The ICSSD established 1,103 new court orders for child support during the month of October 2013. This represents a
25% increase from the 880 new orders established a year earlier during October 2012.
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