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Enforcement Remedies

Colorado Child Support Services (CSS) has been given legislative authority to collect current and past due child support through enforcement remedies. These remedies can be in the form of court actions as well as administrative actions. Administrative actions are actions that can be taken without formal court proceedings.


It is the responsibility of the parties to keep CSS updated with current address information so they can be notified about any enforcement action.


Colorado CSS uses the following enforcement remedies:


Income Related Enforcement

  • Income Assignments Against Employment Wages
  • New Hire Reporting
  • Unemployment Compensation Benefits
  • Worker's Compensation Benefits

Suspensions & Denials

  • Driver's License Suspension
  • Professional Occupational License Suspension
  • Recreational License Suspension
  • Passport Denial

Intercepts

  • Federal Tax Offset
  • Colorado State Revenue Tax Offset
  • State Vendor Offset
  • Federal Administrative Payment Offset
  • Lottery Winnings Intercept
  • Financial Institution Data Match
  • Gambling Payment Intercept
  • Unclaimed Property Offset

Credit Bureau Reporting


Judicial Actions

  • Judgments
  • Liens
  • Contempt
  • Rule 69's
  • Garnishments
  • Federal Prosecution