Either parent may appeal the decision of the hearing officer to the appropriate juvenile and domestic relations district court. DCSE cannot appeal the decision of the hearing officer. All appeals must be filed within 10 calendar days of receipt of the hearing officer`s decision. Appeals of Federal/State Tax Intercepts and Vendor DebtSet Off must be filed in the appropriate circuit court. The Child Support Enforcement Section has a fact sheet to help local agencies and customers prepare a case for hearing.
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