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Louisiana Child Support Enforcement

When supporting parents don't pay child support in a Louisiana divorce, the court has child support enforcement methods it uses to collect unpaid child support. Child support enforcement can include a variety of tactics, including withholding of income or suspension of driver's licenses.

Under divorce law, the Louisiana courts use the following child support enforcement methods:

  • Income assignment
  • Interception of tax refunds
  • Interception of lottery winnings
  • Suspension of occupational, professional, driver's, hunting and fishing licenses
  • Suspension of motor vehicle registration
  • Contempt of court hearings
  • Passport denial

Learn about how child support enforcement can help you collect unpaid child support. Speak with a local Louisiana divorce attorney today for help with child support and your divorce. Call 877-349-1310 or fill out a Louisiana divorce case review form to find Louisiana divorce lawyers near you.

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The above synopsis of Louisiana divorce laws is by no means all-inclusive and has been adapted from applicable state laws. These laws may have changed since our last update and there may be additional laws that apply in your situation. For the latest information on these divorce laws, please contact a local Louisiana divorce lawyer in your area.

Louisiana divorce laws were last updated July 2009.

Note: Keep in mind that all divorce laws are complex. If you need legal divorce advice or want to fully understand how these laws affect you, please speak with a local divorce attorney.