1. IM and Supportive Service Checks
  2. Child Support Pass Through Checks
    1. Stop Payment Successful - Check Not Paid
    2. Stop Payment Not Successful - Check Paid
  3. Title IV-D Child Support Enforcement Checks
    1. Stop Payment Successful - Check Not Paid
    2. Stop Payment Not Successful - Check Paid

IM and Supportive Service Checks

  1. (LWU) When Form 98 is received from the WCU, record the status of the missing check on Form 1398.
  2. (LWU) Send Form 98 to the CW for filing in the case record.
  3. (LWU) If a stop payment was placed and the check was not replaced, replace the check.

Child Support Pass Through Checks

HFS WCU takes one of the following actions upon receipt of the stop payment request forms:

Stop Payment Successful - Check Not Paid

  1. (HFS WCU) Processes the replacement check.
  2. (HFS WCU) Returns 2 Forms 98 and the 2nd copy of Form 552 to the LWU.
  3. (LWU) Close controls on the Form 1398.
  4. (LWU) Keep one Form 98 in LWU files and route Form 552 and the remaining Form 98 to the worker.

Stop Payment Not Successful - Check Paid

  1. (HFS WCU) Holds the replacement action until a handwriting analysis has been completed to determine if the endorsement signature on the check was a forgery or non-forgery.

Title IV-D Child Support Enforcement Checks

HFS WCU takes one of the following actions upon receipt of the stop payment request forms:

Stop Payment Successful - Check Not Paid

  1. (Comptroller) Sends the client an affidavit to sign and return before issuing the replacement check.
  2. (Comptroller) Notifies HFS WCU that the check is replaced.
  3. (HFS WCU) Returns one Form 98 to the LWU.
  4. (LWU) Close controls on Form 1398.
  5. (LWU) File one Form 98 and route the remaining Form 98 to the FRC.

Stop Payment Not Successful - Check Paid

  1. (HFS WCU) Holds the replacement action until an investigation is completed to determine if the endorsement signature on the check was genuine or not.