The decision to authorize work release is up to the judge in the case in which your ex-spouse was sentenced to jail. And then of course they can only be allowed work release if they have a job.
You might want to consider having your child support paid to you through the Department of Social Services (DSS), Division of Child Support Enforcement (DCSE). The Division has many avenues of receiving money that are not normally available for an individual (such as interception of tax refunds or the suspension of driving privileges).
Kristina Beavers, Attorney at Law is located in Yorktown, VA and can be contacted at 757-234-4650. The website at http:\\www.BeaversLaw.com may be able to provide additional information about your situation. I cannot give legal advice because there is no attorney-client relationship at this time. All I can provide is general legal information.
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