Cherokee Nation Launches Own Child Support Enforcement Program, With Great Success

It took until July of this year. But since that time, the Cherokee Nation has had its own child support enforcement program.

And the program has gotten off to an impressive start.

A case opened on July 31st culminated in the program’s very first child support payment, which was made within just two weeks of the opening of the case.

There aren’t many state support enforcement agencies (and custodial parents) that wouldn’t envy that quick a turnaround time.

And the Cherokee child who benefited had not previously received any support from her father.

Read more in this Tanasi [Southeast American Indian] Journal article out of Oklahoma: New Cherokee Nation Office Enforces Child Support.