Job Details

Child Support Legal Assistant II

Company name

NM Human Services Department

Organization Type


Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Jun 12,2019

Valid Through

Sep 25,2019

Posted on

May 07,2019

Min Salary/Max Salary

USD 32427 to 56413 Annually

Years of Experience

Min 4 yrs required


Las Vegas, NM, United States

Employment Type



Practice Area
Family Law >> Family Law
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Child Support Legal Assistant II
The candidate will Independently establish and manage a case load, interpret the application of legal decisions, and can negotiate non-legal child support agreements. 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 their minor dependent child(ren). 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.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate must have a Bachelors Degree from an accredited college/university in any field. Should have 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: 105672

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
NM Human Services Department
2009 S. Pacheco St
P.O. Box 2348
Santa Fe, NM 87504-2348