N.H. Code Admin. R. He-W 409.01 - Criteria for Case Closure

Current through Register Vol. 41, No. 39, September 30, 2021

(a) In addition to cases meeting closure criteria defined in RSA 161-B:3, II and federal regulations at 45 CFR 303.11, child support cases which meet the following criteria shall be subject to closure:
(1) There is no longer an order for support enforceable under New Hampshire law and the arrearage owed is less than $2,500.00;
(2) The case is a refugee assistance or TANF intact family case where the father is the responsible parent for all of the children in the case;
(3) The case is a TANF case where the client has completed an affidavit attesting that she does not know who the father of her child is;
(4) The client has moved out of New Hampshire, paternity has not been established, and paternity testing has not been initiated or completed;
(5) Another state has authorized or requested closure of the case; or
(6) The case was opened erroneously.
(b) A case which has been closed shall be reopened pursuant to 45 CFR 303.11(c) if the client provides additional or new information which would enable the division of child support services (DCSS) to establish paternity or a support order or enforce an order.


N.H. Code Admin. R. He-W 409.01

#5743, eff 11-24-93; ss by #7137, INTERIM, eff 11-24-99, EXPIRED: 3-23-00

New. #7244, eff 4-27-00, EXPIRED: 4-27-08

New. #9206, eff 7-19-08

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