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Paperwork Checklists for Intergovernmental Actions – Modification and Enforcement

This chart lists all the alternative types of action that are possible for intergovernmental cases that need Modification and Enforcement. To use it, find the alternative or alternatives that apply to the particular case you are dealing with. You will then see the corresponding documents required by law or regulation for that alternative, and where to send them.

Standard intergovernmental forms are listed in bold type; other documents are listed in plain type.

Modification and Enforcement

For cases in which the order entitled to be the controlling order was issued by your state and your state has CEJ, look in the separate sections for “Enforcement” and “Modification” to find the alternatives that apply for each of those categories.

To do this: You need these forms and/or documents: And (if it is a IV-D case) you send them to:
Ask the obligor’s state to modify and enforce its own order.
  1. CSE Transmittal #1
  2. Child Support Agency Confidential Information Form
  3. Uniform Support Petition
  4. General Testimony (must be completed by CP)
  5. Personal Information Form for UIFSA § 311
  6. See the note at the bottom of this page*
The ICR in the obligor’s state.
Register an order for modification and enforcement in the obligor’s state.
  1. CSE Transmittal #1
  2. Child Support Agency Confidential Information Form
  3. Letter of Transmittal Requesting Registration
  4. Uniform Support Petition
  5. General Testimony
  6. Personal Information Form for UIFSA § 311
  7. one certified copy of the order
  8. one regular photocopy of the order (if sending by regular mail)
The ICR in the obligor’s state.
Establish a new order in your state using long-arm jurisdiction when there are existing multiple order, but no order is controlling and no state has CEJ.
  1. A local petition/pleading, and any other documents that are regularly used for establishment in local cases in your state.
  2. One certified copy of each existing order.
  3. A payment record and/or affidavit of arrears for each existing order.
The local tribunal in your state.
Establish a new order in the obligor’s state using the two-state process when there are existing multiple orders, but no order is controlling and no state has CEJ.
  1. CSE Transmittal #1
  2. Child Support Agency Confidential Information Form
  3. Uniform Support Petition
  4. Personal Information Form for UIFSA § 311
  5. General Testimony (to be completed by CP)
  6. one certified copy of each existing order
  7. a payment record and/or affidavit of
    arrears for each existing order
The ICR in the obligor’s state.

Note: If the case has multiple orders for current support now in effect, you must also provide (or make sure that the state where the action will be carried out has):

  1. One certified copy of each order for current support that is now in effect.
  2. A payment record and/or affidavit of arrears for each of the orders.

The material in this document is taken from Interstate Actions Made Easy: A Quick‐Reference Guide to Enforcing Child Support Across State Lines (publication #4627A), a document prepared by the Training Staff of the New York State Division of Child Support Enforcement contracted through the Professional Development Program at Rockefeller College (NYS DCSE/PDP). This document is slightly modified from New York’s original training document by Oklahoma Child Support Services (OCSS) for child support training within Oklahoma.