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New Mexico Child Support

New Mexico Child Support

Child support falls under the responsibility of the Child Support Enforcement Department which can assist in determining paternity. By New Mexico law, if a man accepts paternity on the birth of the child, he had only sixty days to revoke this claim before it becomes a finding of paternity. The fees for child support services for families not on public support are higher than other states, with a $60 fee to locate an absent parent, $250 to establish paternity and $150 to take enforcement action against the delinquent parent. Tax interception will cost $25. Other fees will be assessed for testing, the use of an expert witness and filing fees.

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