assignment of support rights

Definition of "assignment of support rights"
  1. When an individual receiving public aid gives the state control of their child support rights, including arrearages to offset the funds they've received
How to use "assignment of support rights" in a sentence
  1. In order to qualify for welfare, she made an assignment of support rights for her child's financial aid from the non-custodial parent.
  2. By making an assignment of support rights, the state can recover part of public assistance expenses.
  3. The assignment of support rights allowed the parent on support to keep receiving cash assistance.

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