A child support case may be closed by our office when:
The custodial party is notified in writing by our office at least 60 days before a child support case is closed. We will review the case at the request of the custodial party before closure.
- A current child support order no longer exists and less than $500 in past due child support is owed;
- The noncustodial parent has died and a levy on the estate cannot be enforced;
- Paternity cannot be established because genetic tests exclude the man as the father;
- The child is over age 18, and paternity was not established;
- It is in the best interests of the child to close the case because of incest, forcible rape, or a pending adoption;
- The biological father cannot be identified after strong efforts are made to identify him;
- The noncustodial parent has no money or assets and is in prison without possibility of parole; or
- The noncustodial parent is permanently institutionalized in a psychiatric hospital and has no assets.