Verification of Employment

General Information

The Office of the Attorney General of Texas, Child Support Division (CSD) may request and obtain from an employer information relating to the identity, location, employment, compensation, benefits, and income of an employee for the purpose of establishment, modification, or enforcement of a support order. [TFC § 231.302] This information is kept confidential and used only for the purpose of collecting child support.

Penalties

The Title IV-D agency of this state or another state may issue an administrative subpoena to an employer requesting information. [TFC § 231.303(a)] Failure to comply with an administrative subpoena without good cause can result in a fine not to exceed $500 and the initiation of a law suit to compel compliance with the subpoena and payment of the fine for which attorney’s fees and costs may be assessed. [TFC § 231.303(b) and(c)]

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