Job Details

Child Legal Support Assistant I

Company name

NM Human Services Department

Organization Type


Job Type

Legal Staff

Valid Through

Sep 24,2019

Posted on

Jun 11,2019

Years of Experience

Min 4 yrs required


Las Cruces, NM, United States

Employment Type



Practice Area
Family Law >> Family Law
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Child Legal Support Assistant I
The candidate provides independent case management and closes cases pursuant to federal time frames. Functions as an integral member of a multidisciplinary team to resolve cases. Coordinates with other public assistance programs regarding eligibility, compliance and sanctions. Maintains contact with community resources, local District Attorneys, and absent parent locator resources. Conducts interviews with absent parents to determine their level of responsibility regarding minor dependent children. Reviews intake information and conducts subsequent interview(s) with customer to gather critical paternity and financial information. Uses legal guidelines to accurately determine child support obligation and arrears. Initiates the establishment of legal and non-legal child support agreements by obtaining paternity establishment, domestic violence, state child born, medical insurance and financial information. Interprets the application of a judges decisions regarding financial and/or medical support of a child. Negotiates child support agreements, stipulated order, and acknowledgement of paternity. Prepares petitions, motions for court hearings, and legal documents. Generates reports and supporting documentation. Testifies in court on matters relating to child support. Coordinates investigative efforts directly with law enforcement agencies. Must have Bachelors Degree from an accredited college/university in any field. High School Diploma or GED and 4+ years’ experience in legal research or legal document preparation, accounting, finance or social, health or human service program development or delivery and/or clerical experience in a Child Support Office may substitute for education on a month-for-month basis.

Additional info

Job ID: 103587

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
NM Human Services Department
850 N. Motel Boulevard
Las Cruces, NM 88007

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