Elizabeth, NJ asked in Child Support for New Jersey

Q: How can I transfer my ASUME PR case to where I'm leaving now? I'm currently in Elizabeth New Jersey.

My son's father owes a lot of money to child support. I've been leaving in New Jersey for over 3 years and haven't found how can I transfer my case. Please help. Thank You!

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Richard Diamond
Richard Diamond
Answered
  • Millburn, NJ
  • Licensed in New Jersey

A: I am going to presume that you have an existing probation department account elsewhere and your ex was obligated to pay his child support through that account.

Your ex was in arrears on his child support payments and owed you a lot of money.

You then moved to NJ 3 years ago, and since moving to NJ, you have not received any child support payments from your ex and you do not know how to transfer your ASUME PR child support account to NJ for collection purposes?

Presuming I am correct in my understanding of your setting, my suggestion is that you go down to the county probation department office and ask to meet with a representative to open an account. When you meet with an intake officer, make sure that you bring with you, the court order for child support, the paperwork showing that there is an existing account in place elsewhere, the contact information for the intake officer or office responsible for collection of your child support from your ex and an estimate of how much is owed by your ex under the terms of that order.

Hopefully, as a result of those steps, the intake officer can reach out to the other child support collection office to see where things stand with collection of the money and the transfer of monies from their account to the probation departments account in NJ for disbursement to you. Or, maybe the NJ intake office can assist you in filing an application for payment of arrears owed, and to require all payments of child support to be forwarded to you through the NJ probation department system.

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