Q: If I have temporary custody over my child. Can I be taken off of child support ?
A: Yes. If you have temporary physical custody of your child by virtue of a court order, you can be taken off child support. The temporary order should order that, but if it does not, contact your DHS case worker and provide her with a copy of the order showing that you have temporary physical custody. If you have the child but don’t have a court order, contact your case worker and explain the situation to her. She should take you off, but if not, you will need an actual order.
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