Yes. You may request a modification when there is substantial change in circumstance. Local office contact information can be found on our LOCATIONS page, or you can use our CONTACT US form.
General Information Regarding Your Child Support Case
My income has been reduced because of layoffs/closures/quarantines related to COVID-19, and I’m unable to pay my full support amount. Am I at risk for license suspension or contempt?
The Wyoming Child Support Program understands many people are experiencing a reduction in income related to COVID-19. If you are unable to pay your support, contact your case manager as soon as possible to discuss your situation and available options. Local office contact information can be found on our LOCATIONS page, or you can use our CONTACT US form.
I’m the parent who pays support. If I’m laid off due to COVID-19, what happens to my child support obligation?
A court order for child support continues until it is modified or terminated. That means your child support is still due.
Depending on the length of the lay-off, a modification may be appropriate. Contact us to discuss your circumstances. Local office contact information can be found on our LOCATIONS page, or you can use our CONTACT US form.
If you receive unemployment compensation, your child support may be withheld from the benefits.
We are evaluating what actions we can take to help families affected by COVID-19, as is the federal child support program. We will post any child support related information on our website.
I’m starting or modifying my child support case—will this process take longer because of COVID-19?
We are not currently experiencing many work delays, however court hearings may be delayed slightly. The Wyoming Child Support Program is committed to getting support to families. We have a plan in place to make sure all critical services continue. If we have office or workload impacts due to the COVID-19 virus, we will post updates on this page.
Can I still take a paternity (DNA) test?
Genetic testing services may be temporarily suspended in some of our locations. Please contact your local child support office for the most up-to-date information. You can find your nearest office on our LOCATIONS page. Or use our CONTACT US form and we will get back to you normally within two business days.