See Also

Child Support Cooperation/Paternity

 

This window is reached from the Absent Parent Maintenance window by highlighting a child(ren)’s name in the Deprived Children Names List Box, then selecting Action on the menu bar, then Child Support Cooperation/Paternity from the drop down menu. It also opens when creating a new absent parent for a deprived child listed on the Absent Parent Maintenance window.

 

This window is used to enter or change information regarding paternity and/or cooperation (including Good Cause for non cooperation) with Child Support Enforcement for the selected child(ren).

 

 

MENU BAR

 

File, Help

 

 

WINDOW FIELDS

 

Case Number, Benefit Month

 

Absent Parent Name – Displays the Last, First, MI andSFX of the Absent Parent for the child selected on the Absent Parent Maintenance window.

 

Custodian Name - Displays the Last, First, MI andSFX of the Custodial Parent for the child selected on the Absent Parent Maintenance window.

 

Deprived Children Names List Box

 

Code/Paternity Description List Box

 

Cooperation Group Box

TANF Up-Front Eligibility Radio Buttons - Yes (Select this button if the Caretaker Relative has complied with TANF Up-Front Eligibility rules for Child Support <PASS>) No (Select this radio button if the Caretaker relative has not complied with TANF Up- Front Eligibility rules for Child Support <FAIL.) Pend (System defaults to this radio button and if the information to determine whether a Caretaker relative has complied with TANF Up-Front eligibility rules for Child Support is pending, then leave this button selected. <PEND>)

 

Good Cause Information Group Box – These fields are enabled when the cooperation type of ‘Good Cause’ is selected.

 

PUSH BUTTONS

 

OK , Apply, Cancel

 

WINDOW PROCESS

Repeat steps until all children are assigned a paternity code.