A Kansas city court rules the state has no power to file new child support claims . . . state officials are scrambling to get the decision overturned. Aidian Holder has that story.
File this one under unintended consequences. When Governor Holden reorganized the state agency that handles child support collections . . . disbanding one agency and creating another . . . no one passed the laws to give the new department the legal authority to file new child support cases.
Jay Dougherty is the presiding judge of Jackson County.
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