About the Author


child support, child support enforcement, child support laws Geraldine. Jensen is the author of How to Collect Child Support. She is a child support enforcement expert. She founded of ACES (Association for Children for Enforcement of Support, Inc.) the nation’s largest child support advocacy organization and was it’s president from 1984- 2004. Ms. Jensen has appeared on Good Morning America, Larry King Live, ABC Primetime Live, Fox News, CBS Morning Show and the Today Show just to name a few. Her life story was an ABC movie of the Week special presentation .

  • Recipient of the Heinz Award for Public Policy and the Gleitsman Citizen Activist Award (1996)
  • Championed the federal income-withholding and criminal non-support legislation enacted by Congress which has doubled the child support collection rate in the last 5 years
  • Testified before Congressional and Senate committees about child support issues
  • Testified before numerous state legislatures
  • Designed, implemented and developed programs and public policies for improving the child support system at the federal and state level
  • Authored Child Support: A Complete Reference (1999, 2004) an up-to-date state-by-state manual of policy, practices, and statistics, and How to Collect Child Support, 1st, 2nd and 3rd editions
  • Public Service

    U. S. Commission on Interstate Child Support. U. S. Department of Health and Human Services Child Support Advisory Committee

    Ohio’s Joint Legislative Domestic Relations Task Force and Ohio Commission on Fatherhood, Ohio Child Support Enforcement Commission

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    1. Hello, I need help to promote a child support, we live in Mexico and the father of my daughter too. My baby girl is an american citizen but the father doesn’t give me money to support her expenses, and he abandoned her 2 months ago. Can I get some help from the US government?

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