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Paperwork Checklists for Intergovernmental Actions – Modification

This chart lists all the alternative types of action that are possible for intergovernmental cases that need modification. 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

To do this: You need these forms and/or documents: And (if it is a IV-D case) you send them to:
File for modification of your state’s order in your state.
  1. A local petition/pleading, and any other documents that are regularly used for modification. in local cases in your state.
  2. See the note at the bottom of this page.*
The local tribunal in your state.
File for modification of another state’s order in that state.
  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
  6. See the note at the bottom of this page*
The ICR in that other state.
Register an order for modification.
  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
  6. Letter of Transmittal Requesting Registration
  7. one certified copy of the order
  8. one regular photocopy of the order (if not sending through Electronic Document Exchange)
The ICR in the state of the party that is not requesting the modification.
Establish a new order in your state using long-arm jurisdiction when there are existing multiple orders, 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.
The local tribunal in your state.
Establish a new order in another 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
  6. one certified copy of each existing order
The ICR in that other 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) one certified copy of each order for current support that is now in effect.

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.