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Alaska Child Support

Alaska Child Support

Child support in Alaska is administered by the Alaska Child Support Services Division which assists custodial parents in securing child support payments.

Among the mechanisms for enforcement, the Alaska Child Support authorities can arrange such penalties as automatic income withholding as well as confiscating tax refund checks and dividends from the Alaska Permanent Fund.

The Alaska Permanent Fund divides revenue derived from the state’s petroleum resources. The Alaska CSSD is able to deal with unique circumstances and Alaska law defining child support obligations for Alaska residents.

Child support payments can be made through wage withholding or in person, in the CSSD office in Anchorage. There are additional CSSD offices in Juneau and Fairbanks.