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There is some good news out of Ohio on the child support front.  Apparently Ohio has changed its tactics somewhat on license suspensions. Perhaps it is time that Louisiana also revisited and changed its tactics on license suspensions.

Ohio changes child support collection tactics

State alters rules on drivers’ license suspensions for failure to pay

Written by  Jessica Alaimo  CentralOhio.com

A non-custodial parent will be able to continually pay just half of his or her child support obligations with no risk of losing driving, recreational or professional licenses, starting Oct. 1.

From Jan. 1 to Aug. 31 of this year, 100,533 parents lost a drivers’ license, 83 lost a professional license, and 997 lost a recreational license for failure to pay child support, according to the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services. A parent could have more than one license suspended.

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