Payments & Collection Program

Addresses and Information on Enforcement of Court Ordered South Dakota Child Support Payment.

The Child Support Programs ensure that children receive the court-ordered financial support to which they are legally entitled. It provides services as to establishing paternity, and enforcing child support and medical support orders.

According to the state and federal law, when non-custodial parents fail to pay the child support obligation, they are subject to enforcement measures in order to collect any regular or past-due payments.

Here are some of the tools used by the state to enforce court ordered child support payments:

  • Income withholding
  • Liens on real estate property, vehicles, or other assets
  • Driver's license suspension or revocation
  • Passport denial, revocation or restriction
  • Income tax offsets
  • Certifying debts
  • Suspension or revocation of professional and hunting/fishing licenses
  • Reporting to credit bureaus
  • Non-paying parent may be sent to jail and enter a judgment for past due support.

The court has to examine some important financial documents before calculating child support payments, such as:

  • Gross income of both parents
  • Court-ordered support child support for children of other relationships
  • Any paid or received spousal support or alimony
  • Health insurance costs and extraordinary medical costs
  • Childcare and education costs

It is of your best interest that you provide the most accurate information about your assets and financial information.

South Dakota Department Of Social Services, Child Support Division 912 E Sioux Avenue Pierre, SD 57501-3940 Phone: (605) 773'3612

South Dakota Department Of Social Services, Child Support Enforcement 110 8th Avenue SE Watertown, SD 57201-4858 Phone: (605) 753'6715

Child Support Enforcement Office, 420 S Washington Street Aberdeen, SD 57401-4347 Phone: (605) 626'2375

Child Support Enforcement 700 Governors Drive # 84 Pierre, SD 57501-2291 Phone: (605) 773'3641

Child Support Enforcement 510 N Cambell Street Rapid City, SD 57701-1710 Phone: (605) 394'2561

Child Support Enforcement 811 E 10th Street # 2 Sioux Falls, SD 57103-1650 Phone: (605) 367'5464

Social Service-Child Support 116 E 11th Avenue Mitchell, SD 57301-1432 Phone: (605) 995'8077

Standing Rock Child Welfare 603 3rd Avenue E Mc Laughlin, SD 57642 Phone: (605) 823'4634

Sisseton Wahpeton Child Support 12565 Bia Highway 7 Sisseton, SD 57262 Phone: (605) 698'7131

Child support orders automatically terminate when:

  • The child reaches the age of 18 and graduates from high school
  • Is emancipated by the court
  • Has a change in legal custody
  • Gets married
  • Enlists in the armed forces
  • Passes away

Support may not terminate if the child has severe special needs which cause him/her to remain dependent.

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