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Some Child Support Offices Offer Amnesty To Delinquent Parents

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DURHAM — Some counties could be offering parents whoowe child support an offer they cannot refuse.

Child support offices across the state are offering parents amnesty from prosecutionif theypay up. This is the first year Durham has participated in the program. Sofar, it has been slow, but organizers saythey are still trying to get the word out.

"This is an opportunity to come in with thepressure off, to sit down with an agent andcut a deal, so to speak, in terms of making thosepayments," says Jerome Brown of the Durham County child support office.

Only some offices are participating in "Child Support Amnesty Week." Youwill need tocall the office in your local area to see if it is they are taking part.

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Amanda Lamb, Reporter
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