I applied for cash aid and at the time me and my boyfriend weren’t living together so the welfare office opened up child support on the father of my daughter even though he was at the hospital when the were born and has been there every step of the way just not living together because of my family he couldn’t live with us but we have sorted that out now and he’s now living with me and the babies so how do I get it removed
Short answer - you cannot. If you are receiving cash aid or any other state benefits, the state will come after the father to get reimbursed. Both parents are required to support their children financially before you ask the state and taxpayers to step in and pay for you and your children. The state will seek reimbursement from the father as long as you collect any aid. You need to stop receiving state benefits in order for child support to stop coming after the father for reimbursement.
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The agency that you applied for aid from should have notified the Department of Child Support Services, and the case should have been closed. Possibly, DCSS has substituted out of the case and now there is an open order for support. There is much more that would need to be known to give a full answer, but based on your question, I would suggest calling DCSS and telling them you wish to close the case and get a new order for support at $0.
If this does not work, you can file a Request for Order (FL-300) to modify support. Just put on the form that you are waiving support The judge will tell you how much you are entitled to, if any, and ask you if you are still waiving support.
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