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Child Support Services ENFORCEMENT

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CHANGE OF VENUE

    1. Change of venue policy;
    2. Administrative change of venue;
    3. Judicial change of venue.
    1. Open a new CSS case, if none currently exists;
    2. Verify the addreses of all parties;
    3. Once the addresses are verified and it is confirmed that the case meets the criteria for change of venue, reassign the case to County A’s CSS agency and County A’s supervisor is notified;
    4. Mail the original request from the participant to County A's CSS agency and retain a copy.
    1. Open a new CSS case, if none currently exists;
    2. Verify the addreses of all parties;
    3. Once the addresses are verified and it is confirmed that the case meets the criteria for change of venue, generate the Intrastate Administrative Notice For Change of Venue (DSS-4708) and submit it to the Clerk of Court. Workers indicate which party made the request and to which county venue is to be changed;
    4. When the venue change has been verified, document that the venue is changed;
    5. Complete all other appropriate activities for the CSS case;
    6. Once it is confirmed that the Clerk of Court has transferred the court file to County B, notify County B’s supervisor that the CSS has been transferred and the case file is en route. Then transfer the cawse to County B’s agency;
    7. Mail the CSS paper file to County B's CSS agency to provide a history for the CSS case.
    1. Contact County B's Clerk of Court to confirm receipt of the order and obtain the new docket number.
    2. Enter the new support order in the case record in ACTS.
    3. Send the Intrastate Notice Of Transfer (DSS-4707) to the CP and NCP, as notice of the change of venue and the transfer of the case to County B’s CSS agency;
    4. If a party wants to contest the change of venue after receiving the Intrastate Notice Of Transfer (DSS-4707), he/she must file the action in the receiving county to which venue has been changed.
    1. Open a new CSS case, if none currently exists;
    2. Verify the addresses of all parties;
    3. Once the addresses are verified and it is confirmed that the case meets the criteria for change of venue, reassign the case to County A’s CSS agency and notify County A’s supervisor, stating a request for change of venuew;
    4. Mail the original request from the participant to County A's CSS agency and retain a copy.
    1. Open a new CSS case, if none currently exists;
    2. Verify the addresses of all parties;
    3. Once the addresses are verified and it is confirmed that the case meets the criteria for change of venue, generate a Motion For Change Of Venue (DSS-4654) and file it with County A's Clerk of Court and schedule the matter for the next available session. Indicate which party made the request and to which county venue is to be changed;
    4. Obtain a copy of the signed order(s). Verify with County A's Clerk of Court that the order is transferred.
    5. Send copies of the court order(s) to the CP and NCP;
    6. Complete all other appropriate activities for the CSS case;
    7. Reassign the case to County B's CSS agency;
    8. Mail the CSS paper case file and a copy of the order(s) to County B's CSS agency. Notify County B’s CSS supervisor that the case has been transferred and that the case file is en route.
    1. Obtain the new docket number from County B's Clerk of Court and modify the court order to include the new docket number;
    2. Send the Notice of Court Order (DSS-4477) and a copy of the court order changing venue to the CP and NCP and transfer the case to County B's CSS agency.

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