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									LEP* Glossary
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*Limited English Proficiency (LEP) Glossary
of Division of Child Support (DCS)
definitions for translation into Laotian




                               DCS Division of Child Support
LEP* Glossary
English to Laotian

*Limited English Proficiency (LEP) Glossary
of Division of Child Support (DCS)
definitions for translation into Laotian




This document is designed to help reviewers, interpreters and translators working
on Division of Child Support (DCS) brochures. The definitions are a mixture
of common knowledge, child support terms, legal terms and dictionary usage.
The intent is to update the glossary periodically and to provide versions in:
Cambodian, Chinese, Korean, Laotian, Russian, Somali, Spanish, and Vietnamese.

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Or E-mail: DCS-CRU@dshs.wa.gov




                                                  DCS Division of Child Support
Acknowledgement
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gratitude to those individuals who offered their expertise and
devoted time and energy in creating and reviewing the translation of
this glossary. The project would not have been possible without their
support and help.




Parts of Speech Abbreviations
adv.    adverb
adj.    adjective
n.      noun
prep.   preposition
v.      verb
                                      Division of Child Support
                    Limited English Proficiency Glossary
                                            English / Laotian
English           Abbreviation Laotian                English / Laotian Definition

Absent Parent     AP          fBEmÆÏU™bByUÆnµ         Absent Parent (AP) –The parent who does not live in the
n.                                                    home with the child and has a responsibility to pay sup-
                                                      port. APs are also referred to as nonresidential parents,
                                                      noncustodial parents, and responsible parents.
                                                      Laotian –
                                                      fBEmÆÏU™bByUÆnµ(AP)-fBEmÆÏU™bBwaSzYyUÆVnehJwnnµlUkElAmI
                                                      ˚vamhzbÏidswbtIÆcAcÆaYeginl™WglUk.APsYzgTJkew[n
                                                      wIk˚JkznvÆaepznfBEmÆÏU™bByUÆVnehJwnnµ,fBEmÆÏU™bBmI˚vam˚u™m
                                                      ˚wg,ElAfBEmÆÏU™hzbÏidswb.

Account           ACCT        bznsI                   Account Number – The number used in automated case
n.                                                    processing to identify the individual making a payment.
                                                      Synonymous with BI number. Laotian –
                                                      elkbznsI-elktIÆTJkVs™yUÆVnkandµenInkanewkSan
                                                      odYwz†onmzdefJÆwcAs[bwk†qvbuk˚qnÏU™tIÆtµkancÆaY
                                                      egin.mI˚vamHmaY˚Jkznkzbelk BI.

Acknowledge       ACK         hzbvÆaEmÆn              To recognize, report the receipt of, or to accept of certify
v.                                                    as legally binding. Laotian –
                                                      tIÆcAhzbhU™,raYgankanRd™hzbVn,HlJefJÆwcAhzbvÆayxgyJn
                                                      epznkanÏUkmzd†amkqdHmaY.

Additional        ADDL        ef[me†Im                Adding more information to a text or numbers when
adj.                                                  finding a sum. Laotian –
                                                      kan†JÆmraYlAwWdef[me†ImeKXaVSÆK�M˚vamHlJ†qvelk
                                                      emJÆwswkHacµnvn.

Address           ACP         o˚gkanpqkpidtIÆyUÆRv™   A Washington State program that allows victims of
Confidentiality               epzn˚vamlzb             domestic violence to hide their addresses when dealing
Program                                               with state and local government agencies. The Secretary
n.                                                    of State’s Office is responsible for the program and acts
                                                      as an agent for service of process. Laotian –
                                                      o˚gkanKwgrzdvMsig†zntIÆwAnuYadVH™ÏU™e˚aAh™aYKwg
                                                      kanÏidTWgkznhunEhgVn˚wb˚qvefJÆwcAesJÆwgtIÆyUÆKwg
                                                      eKqaecXaemJÆwevla†id†BnµwqgkanKwgrzTbanKwgrzd
                                                      ElAt™wgTiÆn.H™wgkanelKanukanKwgrzdhzbÏidswbSµ
                                                      lzbo˚gkanElAtµHn™atIÆepzn†qvEtnSµlzbkanbMri
                                                      kanKwgkandµenInkan.


                                  English / Laotian Glossary                                                         
                                 Division of Child Support
                   Limited English Proficiency Glossary
                                        English / Laotian
English          Abbreviation Laotian            English / Laotian Definition

Adjust v.        ADJ         dzdEpg              To change to match or fit as to new conditions or regula-
Adjustment n.                kandzdEpg           tions. To change the amount to be paid or the amount
                                                 owed on a debt. Laotian –
                                                 efJÆwcApÆWnefJÆwVH™eKXakznHlJeHmaASqmkzbegJÆwnRK
                                                 HlJkqdrAbWbVHmÆ.efJÆwcApÆWnEpgcµnvnegintIƆ™wg
                                                 Rd™cÆaYHlJcµnvnegintIÆYzg†id˚™agyUÆVnHn[Sin.

Administration   ACF         ÏAEnkpqk˚wgSµlzb    The federal umbrella agency that contains OCSE (Office
for Children                 edzkn™wYElA˚wb˚qv   of Child Support Enforcement). Laotian –
and Families                                     wqgkan˚znhqÆmKwgrzTbankagtIÆmIH™wgkanOCSE yUÆ
n.                                               nµ(H™wgkanbzg˚zbkanekzbeginl™WglUk).

Administrative               Hn[wµnadkanpqk˚wg   The support arrears established and accruing under an
Debt                                             administrative order, an Agreed Settlement, Consent
n.                                               Order, Decision and Order, or default Notice and Findings
                                                 or Parental Responsibility. Laotian –
                                                 Hn[eginl™WglUkbBRd™cÆaYkaYÏÆanmatIÆRd™TJkkB†xgK{n
                                                 ElAkµlzgef[mK{nfaYR†™˚µSzÆgcakwµnadkanpqk
                                                 ˚wg,Vb†qklqgeHznf™wmnµkzn,˚µSzÆgYinYwm,˚µ†zdSin
                                                 ElA˚µSzÆg,HlJVbEc™gkanElAkan˚XnfqbVn˚vamhzb
                                                 ÏidswbKwgfBEmÆY™wnbBehzd†amnzdRv™.

Administrative   AH          kanFzgerJÆwgcakwµ   An adjudicative proceeding under the Administrative Act
Hearings                     nadkanpqk˚wg(kan    (Chapter 34.05 RCW). The Law requires that hearings be
(Adjudicative                                    recorded and allows the parties to petition for review of
                             dµenInkantagSan)
proceedings)                                     hearing decisions. An administrative hearing is a formal
n.                                               process by which an Administrative Law Judge decides
                                                 contested issues. Also known as adjudicative hearing and
                                                 adjudicative proceeding. Laotian –
                                                 kandµenInkantagSanfaYR†™kqdHmaYkanpqk˚wg
                                                 (ma†ra 34.05 RCW). kqdHmaYbqÆgRv™vÆakanFzgerJÆwg
                                                 †™wgTJkbzntjkSWgRv™ElAwAnuYadVH™tukƒÆaYtIÆcAYJÆn
                                                 ˚µF™wgh™wgewqakankvdebiÆg˚JnVn˚µ†zdSinKwgkan
                                                 FzgerJÆwg.kanFzgerJÆwgcakwµnadkanpqk˚wgepznkan
                                                 dµenInkanyÆagepzntagkansjÆgodYtagn[cÆaSankqd
                                                 HmaYwµnadkanpqk˚wgcA†zdSinbznHaKzdEY™gkzn.
                                                 YzgepzntIÆhU™czkkznwIkvÆaepznkanFzgerJÆwgtagSanElA
                                                 kandµenInkantagSan.



                                 English / Laotian Glossary
                                  Division of Child Support
                    Limited English Proficiency Glossary
                                         English / Laotian
English           Abbreviation Laotian             English / Laotian Definition

Administrative    ALJ         cÆaSankqdHmaYwµ      Administrative issues. As the presiding officer in an
Law Judge n.                  nadkanpqk˚wg         adjudicative proceeding, the ALJ conducts the hearing and
                                                   enters the initial decision and order.
                                                   Laotian –
                                                   bznHad™ankanpqk˚wg.VnTanAepznecXaHn™atIÆnzÆgepzn
                                                   pAtanyUÆVnkandµenInkantagSan,ALJ dµenIn
                                                   kanFzgerJÆwgElAwwk˚µ†zdSinElA˚µSzÆgKxn†Xn.

Administrative    AO          ˚µSzÆgcakwµnadkan    Established in a non judicial system. An Administrative
Order       n.                pqk˚wg               order can be established by agreement with SED, or in
                                                   a hearing held before an Administrative Law Judge, or
                                                   by default on an administrative notice or hearing. DCS
                                                   establishes an administrative order for payment of child
                                                   support. Laotian –
                                                   TJkkB†xgK{nyUÆVnrAbqbbBEmÆntagSan.˚µSzÆgcakwµnad
                                                   kanpqk˚wgSamadTJkkB†xgK{nodYkan†qklqgeHznf™wm
                                                   nµÏEnk SED,HlJvÆayUÆVnkanFzgerJÆwgsjÆgRd™TJkczd†xg
                                                   K{n†BHn™acÆaSankqdHmaYwµnadkanpqk˚wg,HlJodY
                                                   kanbBmapakqd†qv†BVbEc™gkanHlJkanFzgerJÆwgKwgwµ
                                                   nadkanpqk˚wg.ÏEnk DCS kB†xgVb˚µSzÆgcakwµnad
                                                   kanpqk˚wgSµlzbkancÆaYeginl™WglUk.

Administrative    ADMIN       kandµenInkantag      Procedures that allow a state agency to administer a
Process      n.               wµnadkanpqk˚wg       program without court action. SED uses the administrative
                                                   process to establish and enforce a support order without
                                                   court action. Laotian –
                                                   vitIdµenInkantIÆwAnuYadVH™wqgkanKwgrzdtIÆcA˚vb˚um
                                                   o˚gkanodYpaScakkanK{nSan.ÏEnkSED cAVs™
                                                   kandµenInkantagwµnadkanpqk˚wgefJÆwcAkB†xg
                                                   ElAbzg˚zbVs™˚µSzÆgcÆaYeginl™WglUkodYpaScakkanK{nSan.

Affidavit         AFF         VbyxgyJnvÆaepzncig   A written statement made under oath before a notary
n.                                                 public or other person authorized to administer oaths.
                                                   Laotian –
                                                   VbHnzgSJEc™gkantIÆTJkehzdfaYR†™kanSaban†BHn™aÏU™
                                                   YxgyJnlaYesznHlJ˚qnwJÆnÏU™tIÆTJkwAnuYadVH™˚vb˚umkanSaban.




                                 English / Laotian Glossary                                                    3
                                  Division of Child Support
                    Limited English Proficiency Glossary
                                          English / Laotian
English           Abbreviation Laotian                    English / Laotian Definition

Agreed Settle-                Vb†qklqgeHznf™wm            A written negotiated agreement establishing current sup-
ment         n.               nµkzn                       port and arrears or the amount due under a prior support
                                                          order. An Agreed Settlement is an administrative order that
                                                          does not require the signature of an ALJ. Laotian –
                                                           VbHnzgSJ†qklqgeHznf™wmtIÆRd™TJkecrAca†qklqgkznEl™v
                                                          sjÆgkB†xgeginl™WglUkpzdcubznHlJHn[bBRd™cÆaYÏÆanmaHlJcµ
                                                          nvnegintIƆ™wgRd™cÆaYfaYR†™˚µSzÆgcÆaYeginl™WglUkVb
                                                          kÆwn.Vb†qklqgeHznf™wmnµkznepzn˚µSzÆgcakwµnad
                                                          kanpqk˚wgtIÆbB†™wgmIlaYesznKwg ALJ.

Aid to Families   AFDC-FC     kansÆvYeHlJwEkÆ˚wb          A foster care program funded by the Aid to Families with
with Dependent                ˚qvtIÆmIedzkn™wYHvzgefiÆg   Dependent Children Program. Children must be categori-
Children – Fos-                                           cally needy according to the federal definition. Laotian –
                              -kanl™WgedzkkCf™a
ter Care    n.                                            o˚gkanl™WgedzkkCf™atIÆRd™egintjnmacako˚gkan
                                                          sÆvYeHlJwEkÆ˚wb˚qvtIÆmIedzkn™wYHvzgefiÆg.edzkn™wY
                                                          †™wgtukYak†™wgkan˚vamsÆvYeHlJw†amKAEngodY
                                                          wIg†amkan†I˚vamHmaYKwgrzTbankag.

Alleged Father    AF          fBÏU™tIÆTJkkÆavHa           Father represented as existing or as being as described
n.                                                        but not so proved; supposed father. Laotian –
                                                          fBÏU™tIÆTJkSAenImavÆamIyUÆHlJvÆaTJkbznrAYaYwwkmaE†Æ
                                                          vÆabBRd™TJkfiSUdetJÆw;fBÏU™tIÆTJkSqmmudvÆaEmÆn.




4                                   English / Laotian Glossary
                                 Division of Child Support
                  Limited English Proficiency Glossary
                                        English / Laotian
English         Abbreviation Laotian                     English / Laotian Definition

Algorithm                   kan˚idRlÆelkefJÆw            The mathematical formula by which DCS distributes
n.                          Ek™RKbznHa                   payments to current and arrears. The algorithm applies
                                                         money first to current support. It distributes the payment
                                                         proportionately if the NCP (non custodial parent) has
                                                         multiple current obligations and the payments are not
                                                         large enough to pay current support on all NCP’s cases.
                                                         Next, the algorithm distributes proportionately between all
                                                         arrears in all cases associated with the payer. It distributes
                                                         to CP (custodial parent) arrears within each case before
                                                         any subrogated debt within that same case. Laotian –
                                                          †µraRlÆelktIÆÏEnk DCS Vs™efJÆwEckyaYegincÆaYma
                                                         RpVSÆHn[pzdcubznElAbBRd™cÆaYÏÆanma.kan˚idRlÆelk
                                                         efJÆwEk™RKbznHaewqaeginVSÆeginl™WglUkpzdcubznkÆwnHmUÆ.
                                                         mzncAEckyaYegInVH™SqmSÆvnkznHmqdT™aHakvÆaNCP
                                                         (fBEmÆÏU™bBmI˚vam˚u™m˚wg)mI˚vamhzbÏidswbcÆaYegin
                                                         l™WglUkpzdcubznHlaYwznElAegincÆaYmabBHlaYfMtIÆcA
                                                         cÆaYeginl™WglUkpzdcubznVH™tuk@SµnvnewkSanKwg
                                                         NCP.†Bma,kan˚idRlÆelkefJÆwEk™RKbznHacAEckyaY
                                                         egInVH™SqmSÆvnkznHmqdrAHvÆagHn[bBRd™cÆaYÏÆanmaVn
                                                         tuk@SµnvnewkSantIÆkÆWvfznnµÏU™cÆaYeginma.mzncA
                                                         EckyaYeginVH™ CP (fBEmÆÏU™mI˚vam˚u™m˚wg)Hn[bBRd™
                                                         cÆaYÏÆanmafaYVnE†ÆlASµnvnewkSankÆwnHn[egin
                                                         tIÆTJk˚idRlÆEtn†Æag@faYVnSµnvnewkSanwzndWvkzn.

Also Known As   AKA         epzntIÆhU™czkkznwIkvÆaepzn   Known as different names. Laotian – hU™czkVnsJƆÆag.
adv.phrase

Alternate                   kanczdEcgtagwwk              A court order approving an alternate arrangement autho-
Arrangement                 EnvwJÆn                      rizes the nonresidential parent to make payments directly
n.                                                       to the physical custodian or another party.
                                                         Laotian –
                                                         ˚µSzÆgcakSantIÆwAnumzdkanczdEcgtagwwkEnvwJÆn
                                                         wAnuYadVH™fBEmÆÏU™bByUÆVnehJwntIÆcAtµkancÆaYeginodY
                                                         kqgoldRpHaÏU™mI˚vam˚u™m˚wg†qvKwgedzkHlJwIkƒÆaYwJÆn.




                                English / Laotian Glossary                                                            5
                                 Division of Child Support
                  Limited English Proficiency Glossary
                                          English / Laotian
English         Abbreviation Laotian                      English / Laotian Definition

Alternate                   EÏnkancÆaYegin                A court order that authorizes the nonresidential parent
Payment Plan                tagwwkEnvwJÆn                 to make payments directly to the physical custodian or
n.                                                        another party. In 1994 the “Alternate payment plan” was
                                                          removed from Washington State law. But the new legisla-
                                                          tion provided for “alternate arrangements”(see above).
                                                          Laotian –
                                                          ˚µSzÆgKwgSantIÆwAnuYadVH™fBEmÆÏU™bByUÆVnehJwntIÆcAtµ
                                                          kancÆaYeginodYkqgoldRpHaÏU™mI˚vam˚u™m˚wghÆagkaY
                                                          KwgedzkHlJwIkƒÆaYwJÆn.VnpI994, “o˚gkancÆaYegin
                                                          tagwwkEnvwJÆn”Rd™TJkewqawwkcakkqdHmaYKwgrzd
                                                          vMsig†zn.E†ÆvÆaSAfani†ibznYzdVHmÆRd™wwk“kanczdEcg
                                                          tagwwkEnvwJÆn”(cqÆgebiÆgK™agetig).

Annualizing                 kancÆaYegin˚idRlÆ             Multiplying the monthly payment obligation by 12, and
Payments                    SAelzÆWVnpI                   then dividing by the number of pay periods in a year.
adv. phrase                                               Laotian –
                                                          kan˚Unegin†™wgcÆaYpAcµedJwnVH™12,ElAEl™vHan
                                                          VH™cµnvnrAYAevlaebIkeginyUÆVnpInjÆg.

Applicant       AC          ÏU™˚u™m˚wgÏU™h™wgKM,ÏU™˚u™m   The person who lives in the home with the child and
Custodian,                  ˚wgbBRd™eginsÆvYeHlJw         receives either full collection or PSO services from
nonassistance                                             DCS. ACs is also referred to as physical custodians,
custodian                                                 residential parents, and custodial parents. A medi-
n.                                                        cal assistance only (MAO) recipient is also an AC.
                                                          Laotian –
                                                          buk˚qnÏU™tIÆwaSzYyUÆVnehJwnnµedzkn™wYElARd™hzbeginekzb
                                                          ewqamae†zmcµnvnHlJkanbMrikan PSO cakÏAEnk
                                                          DCS. ACs YzgTJkew[nwIk˚JkznvÆaepznÏU™˚u™m˚wghÆagkaY
                                                          Kwgedzk,fBEmÆÏU™waSzYyUÆVnehJwn,ElAfBEmÆÏU™mI˚vam˚u™m
                                                          ˚wg.ÏU™hzbewqakansÆvYeHlJwfAYabanetqÆanxn(MAO)
                                                          Yzgepzn ACwIk˚Jkzn.




                                  English / Laotian Glossary
                               Division of Child Support
                 Limited English Proficiency Glossary
                                      English / Laotian
English        Abbreviation Laotian              English / Laotian Definition

Application    APP         ˚µh™wg                Any one of the following: a written and signed request for
n.                                               IV-D services; receipt of public assistance payments or
                                                 medical assistance only (statutory application); receipt by
                                                 WSSR of an order from January 1, 1988, through August
                                                 31, 1991. Laotian –
                                                 EnvVdEnvnjÆgKwgSiÆg†BlqgRpn[:kanh™wgKMewqakanbMri
                                                 kan IV-D tIÆTJkKWnElAesznsJÆVSÆ;VbhzbKwgkancÆaY
                                                 eginsÆvYeHlJwSatarAnAHlJkansÆvYeHlJwfAYaban
                                                 etqÆanxn(˚µh™wg†amkqdbznYzd);kanhzbewqaodYÏA
                                                                                         I
                                                 EnkWSSR VnVb˚µSzÆg†xgE†ÆedJwnEcnyUr, 988,
                                                 RpeTigedJwnwMkzS 3, 99.

Arrears        ARRS        Hn[bBRd™cÆaYÏÆanma.   Support debt; past due support or a judgment amount as
pl.                        cµnvneginKwgHn[       stated in a court order or administrative order.
Arrearages                                       Laotian –
                           bBRd™cÆaYÏÆanma
n.                                               Hn[eginl™WglUk;eginl™WglUkbBRd™cÆaYkaYmaHlJcµnvn
                                                 egin†zdSin†amtIÆTJkkÆavyUÆVn˚µSzÆgKwgSanHlJ˚µSzÆg
                                                 cakwµnadkanpqk˚wg.

Arrears-DSHS               Hn[bBRd™cÆaYÏÆanma    Also known as Permanently Assigned Arrears: 1) The
n.                         -DSHS                 arrears which accrued under an assignment of support
                                                 rights in effect prior to October 1, 1997, which does not
                                                 exceed the cumulative amount of unreimbursed as-
                                                 sistance paid to the family. 2) All arrears which accrued
                                                 while a family is receiving assistance without regard to
                                                 date, which do not exceed the cumulative amount of
                                                 unreimbursed assistance paid to the family.
                                                 Laotian –
                                                 YzgepzntIÆhU™czkwIkvÆaepznHn[bBRd™cÆaYÏÆanmatIÆTJkE†Æg
                                                 †xgTavwn: ) Hn[bBRd™cÆaYÏÆanmasjÆgRd™ekIdK{nfaYR†™
                                                 kanE†Æg†xgKwgSidtiVneginl™WglUktIÆVs™kanRd™kÆwn
                                                 edJwnwqko†ebI , 99, sjÆgbBkaYekIncµnvntIÆTJkSA
                                                 SqmmaKwgeginsÆvYeHlJwtIÆbBRd™TJkVs™˚JnetJÆwsjÆgTJkcÆaY
                                                 wwkRpVH™˚wb˚qv. ) Hn[bBRd™cÆaYÏÆanmatuk@yÆagsjÆg
                                                 Rd™ekIdK{nVnKAnAtIÆ˚wb˚qvkµlzghzbewqaeginsÆvYeHlJw
                                                 odYbBRd™ebiÆgVSÆvzntI,sjÆgbBkaYekIncµnvntIÆTJkSASqmma
                                                 KwgeginsÆvYeHlJwtIÆbBRd™TJkVs™˚JnetJÆwsjÆgTJkcÆaYwwkRp
                                                 VH™˚wb˚qv.



                              English / Laotian Glossary                                                       
                                 Division of Child Support
                   Limited English Proficiency Glossary
                                        English / Laotian
English          Abbreviation Laotian             English / Laotian Definition

Arrears –                    Hn[bBRd™cÆaYÏÆanma   Those arrears which accrued prior to the family receiving
Assigned                     -TJkE†Æg†xgsqÆv˚av   assistance and which were assigned to the state on or
Temporarily                                       after October 1, 1997. These arrears are not permanently
n.                                                assigned, but are temporarily assigned to the state until
                                                  October 1, 2000, or the date the family leaves the as-
                                                  sistance program, whichever date is later.
                                                  Laotian –
                                                  Hn[bBRd™cÆaYÏÆanmasjÆgRd™ekIdK{nkÆwntIÆ˚wb˚qvkµlzg
                                                  hzbewqaeginsÆvYeHlJwElAtIÆRd™TJkE†Æg†xgVH™EkÆrzdVn
                                                  vzntIHlJHlzgcakedJwnwqko†ebI, 99. Hn[bBRd™cÆaY
                                                  ÏÆanmaeHlqÆan[bBRd™TJkE†Æg†xgTavwn,E†ÆvÆaTJkE†Æg
                                                  †xgsqÆv˚avVH™EkÆrzdRpeTIgedJwnwqko†ebI , 000, HlJ
                                                  vzntItIÆ˚wb˚qvwwkcako˚gkansÆvYeHlJw,bBvÆavzntI
                                                  VdmahwdnµHlzg.

Arrears –                    Hn[bBRd™cÆaYÏÆanma   1) All arrears that accrue in non-assistance cases. And 2)
Non-assistance               -bBmIkansÆvYeHlJw    Arrears that accrue after the family’s most recent period of
n.                                                assistance ends. Laotian –
                                                  ) Hn[bBRd™cÆaYÏÆanmatuk@yÆagsjÆgRd™ekIdK{nyUÆVnSµnvn
                                                  ewkSantIÆbBmIkansÆvYeHlJw.ElA) Hn[bBRd™cÆaYÏÆan
                                                  masjÆgRd™ekIdK{nHlzgcakrAYAevlaKwgkansÆvYeHlJw
                                                  VnHmB@man[tIÆSudKwg˚wb˚qvRd™cqblqg.

Arrears                      Hn[bBRd™cÆaYÏÆanma   Refers to public assistance money given to a custodial
Permanently                  tIÆTJkE†Æg†xgTavwn   parent during a time when the noncustodial parent did
Assigned                                          not make payments. If at some future date, the custodial
n.                                                parent reapplies for public assistance she or he must sign
                                                  a waiver assigning the unpaid child support.
                                                  Laotian –
                                                  wIgVSÆeginKwgkansÆvYeHlJwSatarAnAtIÆTJkewqaVH™fB
                                                  EmÆÏU™mI˚vam˚u™m˚wgVnrAHvÆagevlaemJÆwfBEmÆÏU™bBmI
                                                  ˚vam˚u™m˚wgbBRd™tµkancÆaYegin.T™aHakvÆaVnvzntI
                                                  VnwAna˚qdvznVdvznnjÆg,fBEmÆÏU™mI˚vam˚u™m˚wgh™wgKM
                                                  ewqakansÆvYeHlJwSatarAnAVHmÆwIk,eKqaecXa†™wgRd™
                                                  esznsJÆVSÆVbSAlASidE†Æg†xgeginl™WglUktIÆbBtzncÆaYetJÆw.




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Assets                     szbSqmbzd               All sources of income as well as all personal and
n.                                                 real property owned by an individual. Laotian –
                                                   EHlÆgmaKwgraYRd™tuk@bÆwnlvmtzgszbSqmbzdSÆvn†qv
                                                   ElAszbSinehJwnsantuk@yÆagtIÆepznecXaKwgodYbuk˚qnnjÆg.

Assignments                kanE†Æg†xg              When the AR gives DSHS all rights to support owed
n.                                                 for the children who receive public assistance in
                                                   order to offset the public assistance. Receipt of
                                                   public assistance benefits, such as AFDC, foster
                                                   care, and FIP is an assignment by operation of law.
                                                   A recipient of medical assistance only (Medicaid)
                                                   assigns all rights to medical support by operation of
                                                   law. Laotian –
                                                   emJÆwevla ARewqaVH™kqm DSHS Sidtituk@yÆagVnegin
                                                   l™WglUktIÆYzg†idHn[yUÆSµlzblUkÏU™tIÆhzbewqakansÆvYeHlJw
                                                   SatarAnAefJÆwcAsqdesIYkansÆvYeHlJwSatarAnA.
                                                   kanhzbewqakansÆvYeHlJwSatarAnA,eszÆnvÆaegin
                                                   AFDC,eginl™WgedzkkCf™a,ElAegin FIP epznkan
                                                   E†Æg†xgodYkandµenInkanKwgkqdHmaY.ÏU™hzbewqa
                                                   kansÆvYeHlJwfAYabanetqÆanxn(emdIE˚d˙)cAE†Æg
                                                   †xgSidti†Æag@VnkanwU™msUfAYabanodYkandµenIn
                                                   kanKwgkqdHmaY.

Assistant      AAG         ÏU™sÆvYwzYYAkanSUgSud   An attorney in the Attorney General’s Office.
Attorney                                           Laotian – tAnaY˚vamyUÆtIÆH™wgkanwzYYAkanSUgSud.
General
n.

Associations   ASSN        SamA˚qm                 An organized group of people who share a common
n.                                                 interest, activity or purpose. Laotian –
                                                   kuÆmKwgbuk˚qntIÆTJkczd†xgK{nÏU™tIÆElkpÆWn˚vamSqnVc,
                                                   kickzmkane˚JÆwnRHvHlJcudpASqgwzndWvkzn.

At             @           yUÆtIÆ                  A symbol used in internet addresses to indicate where the
prep.                                              electronic mail (E-mail) is sent to. Laotian –
                                                   e˚JÆwgHmaYtIÆTJkVs™yUÆVntIÆyUÆKwgwine†IEndefJÆwcAs[bwk
                                                   vÆaHnzgSJtagelelko†rnik(wIEml˙)Rd™TJkSqÆgRpHaVÏ.




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Attachments n.   ATT         SiÆg˚zdmanµ            Adding a form or other information to a letter or E-mail.
                                                    Laotian – kan†JÆmVbFwmHlJraYlAwWdEnvwJÆnVSÆnµHnzgSJ
                                                    HlJwIEml˙.

Auto Locate      AUTO-       o˚gkanswkHa†qv         A SEMS program that automatically searches various
Program     n.   LOC         odYwz†onmzd            Washington State agency data bases for information on
                                                    an individual. The program meets some of the federal
                                                    locate requirements. Laotian –
                                                    o˚gkan SEMS tIÆswkebiÆgodYwz†onmzdoldyUÆVnSUn
                                                    kagKM�mUnKwgwqgkanKwgrzdvMsig†znHlaY@bÆwnSµ
                                                    lzbraYlAwWdkÆWvkzbbuk˚qn.o˚gkanSwd˚Æwgnµkqd
                                                    kµnqdKwgrzTbankagbagyÆag.

Automated                    o˚gkanlaYgan           A SEMS computer process that automatically reports
Credit                       e˚rdidodYwz†onmzd      certain support debts to all major credit bureaus. The
Reporting                                           program reports total debt balance, current support due,
Program                                             and delinquency status of selected cases.
n.                                                  Laotian –
                                                    kandµenInkantag˚wmfIve†IKwgSEMS tIÆlaYgan
                                                    odYwz†onmzdoldkÆWvkzbHn[eginl™WglUkbagyÆagRpHa
                                                    H™wgkane˚rdidbivorVHYÆ@tuk@bÆwn.o˚gkancAlaY
                                                    ganeginYzgeHlJwKwgHn[tzgHmqd,eginl™WglUkpzdcubzn
                                                    †™wgcÆaY,ElASAfabbBcÆaYkaYmaKwgkMrAnItIÆTJkelJwkewqa.

Automated        APMP        kan˚vb˚umebiÆgkan      A SEMS program that staff can set to monitor whether
Payment                      cÆaYeginodYwz†onmzd    timely payments are received on a case. The program
Monitoring                                          triggers a review code for the RSEO when a payment is
n.                                                  missed. Laotian –
                                                    o˚gkan SEMS tIÆfAnzkganSamad†xgK{nefJÆwcA
                                                    ˚vb˚umebiÆgvÆakancÆaYegintzn†amevlaRd™TJkhzb
                                                    ewqayUÆVnkMrAnIHlJbB.o˚gkancASqÆgrAHzdkvdebiÆg˚Jn
                                                    wwkmaVH™ RSEO emJÆwevlakancÆaYeginbBRd™cÆaYkaYma.




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Automatic                   faSaevXaKwgkanbzg     Part of a support order that requires payments through
Enforcement                 ˚zbekzbeginwz†onmzd   WSSR and warns the responsible parent that enforcement
Language                                          action may occur without further notice. It provides due
n.                                                process to the AP so no further notice is needed.
                                                  Laotian –
                                                  fakSÆvnnjÆgKwg˚µSzÆgekzbeginl™WglUksjÆgbqÆgVH™mIkan
                                                  cÆaYeginodYÏÆanWSSR ElAe†JwnfBEmÆÏU™hzbÏidswb
                                                  vÆakankAtµbzg˚zbVH™cÆaYwadcAekIdK{nodYpaScak
                                                  kanEc™gbwkef[me†Im†Bma.mznewqakandµenInkan
                                                  †amHlzkkanVH™ AP efaASAnxnEl™vkanEc™gbwk
                                                  ef[me†Im†BmacjÆgbB†™wgkan.

Automatic                   faSaevXaKwgkanbzg     Part of a support order telling the AP that DCS will enforce
Medical                     ˚zbfAYabanwz†onmzd    medical enrollment directly with an employer/union without
Enforcement                                       further notice to the AP if the AP fails to provide insurance
Language                                          within 20 days of its availability. It provides due process to
n.                                                the AP so no further notice is needed. Laotian –
                                                  fakSÆvnnjÆgKwg˚µSzÆgekzbeginl™WglUksjÆgbwkVH™ AP
                                                  hU™czkvÆavÆaÏAEnk DCS cAbzg˚zbVH™mIkancqdsJÆeKXa
                                                  d™ankanfAYabanodYkqgoldnµnaYc™ag/yUnWn
                                                  odYpaScakkanEc™gbwkef[me†Im†BmaVH™ AP T™a
                                                  HakvÆa AP ÏidfadbBewqapAkznfzYVH™faYVn 0 vzntIÆ
                                                  mznmIRv™.mznewqakandµenInkan†amHlzkkanVH™ AP
                                                  efaASAnxnEl™vkanEc™gbwkef[me†Im†BmacjÆgbB†™wgkan.

Auto-Suspense               kanocARv™odY          A SEMS program that automatically applies payments
n.                          wz†onmzd              from suspense to a case per the algorithm.
                                                  Laotian –
                                                  o˚gkanSEMStIÆSqÆgegincÆaYmaodYwz†onmzdoldcak
                                                  kanocARv™RpHakMrAnIodYwIg†amkan˚idRlÆelkefJÆw
                                                  Ek™RKbznHa.

Average         AVG         kan˚idRlÆSAelzÆW      A typical or usual level, degree or kind.
n.                                                Laotian – rAdzbtzmmAdaHlJpqkkA†i,KAnadHlJsAnid.




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Balance         BAL         eginYzgeHlJwyUÆ      Equality of totals in the debit and credit sides of an
n.                                               account. The difference between such totals.
                                                 Laotian –
                                                 ˚vamSAemIfabKwgegintzgHmqdVntzgSwgeb{wgKwg
                                                 eginHzkwwkElAeginbvkeKXaKwgbznsI.˚vamE†k†Æag
                                                 rAHvÆagegintzgHmqd.

Bankrupt,       BKPT        lXmlAlaY,            The situation when a debtor who petitions the court
Bankruptcy                  kanlXmlAlaY          voluntarily or by his or her creditors, is judged legally
n.                                               insolvent. Laotian –
                                                 SAfabkanemJÆwÏU™epznHn[ÏU™tIÆYJÆnF™wgK{nSanodYSAmzk
                                                 VcHlJodYlUkHn[KwgeKqaecXa,Rd™TJk†zdSin†amkqd
                                                 HmaYvÆabBSamadtIÆcAcÆaYHn[Rd™.

Basic           BAQ         eginwAnuYadf{nTan    Supplemental income paid when a military member or the
Allowance for               SµlzbetImSamedJwn    member’s family lives outside of military housing.
Quarters                                         Laotian –
n.                                               raYRd™ef[me†ImtIÆTJkcÆaYVH™emJÆwevlaSAmasikKwgtA
                                                 HanHlJ˚wb˚qvKwgSAmasikwaSzYyUÆnwk˚™aYtAHan.

Basic Child                 ˚vamhzbÏidswbVn      The term the Washington State Child Support Schedule
Support                     eginl™WglUkf{nTan    uses for the initial monthly support amount determined
Obligation                                       from the economic table. The basic support obligation
n.                                               is based only on the parties’ combined net income and
                                                 the number of children for who support is sought. The
                                                 amount does not include medical, day care, other special
                                                 expenses, or deviations considered in arriving at the final
                                                 support amount. Laotian –
                                                 KM�˚vamtIƆa†lageginl™WglUkKwgrzdvMsig†znVs™Sµlzb
                                                 cµnvneginl™WglUkpAcµedJwnKxn†XnsjÆgTJk˚idRlÆwwk
                                                 macak†a†AlageSTkid.˚vamhzbÏidswbVneginl™Wg
                                                 lUkf{nTanRd™TJkwIgVSÆE†ÆYwdraYRd™lvmeKXakznKwg
                                                 ƒÆaYVdƒÆaYnjÆgetqÆanxnElAcµnvnKwgedzkn™wYtIÆKMewqa
                                                 eginl™WglUk.cµnvneginbBRd™lvmewqakanfAYaban,
                                                 ˚ÆaƒaklUk,ElAraYcÆaYfieSdwJÆn@,HlJkanpÆWnEpg
                                                 K{nlqgtIÆTJkficarAnaVnkan˚idRlÆcµnvneginl™WglUk
                                                 wznSudt™aYwwkma.




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Birth Costs                  ˚ÆaKwgkankµenIdlUk   The prenatal, birthing, and postnatal costs incurred either
n.                                                by the mother or the state. Laotian –
                                                  ˚ÆakÆwn˚wdlUk,kankµenIdlUk,ElAHlzgcak˚wdlUksjÆg
                                                  Rd™ekIdK{nodYEmÆHlJrzd.

Blood Draw       BD          kanTwnewqaelJwd      The act of taking a blood sample. Laotian –
adv.                                              kankAtµKwgkanewqa†qvyÆagKwgelJwd.

Blood Test       BT          kankvdelJwd          The act of using a blood sample using a scientific method
n.                                                to determine its components. Laotian –
                                                  kankAtµKwgkanVs™†qvyÆagKwgelJwdodYkanVs™
                                                  EbbvitItagvitAYaSadefJÆwcAficarAnaebiÆgSÆvn
                                                  pAkwbKwgmzn.

Calculation      CALC        kan˚idRlÆ            A mathematical process used to count items like totaling
n.                                                payments. Laotian –
                                                  kandµenInkantagelktIÆTJkVs™efJÆwcAnzbebiÆgSiÆgVd
                                                  SiÆgnjÆgeszÆnvÆakanlvmegincÆaYtzgHmqdeKXaVSÆkzn.

Call                         otrASzbHa            To use the telephone to talk with another person.
v.                                                Laotian – efJÆwcAVs™otrASzbefJÆwcAevXanµwIk˚qnnjÆg.


Claims Officer   CLO         fAnzkgantvgegin      A DCS attorney.
n.                                                Laotian – tAnaY˚vamKwgÏAEnk DCS˚qnnjÆg.

Care Of          C/O         VnkandUElKwg         A term use to deliver items to persons at another persons
adv. ph.                                          or business address: to mail in care of.
                                                  Laotian – KM�˚vamTJkVs™efJÆwcASqÆgSiÆgKwgVH™buk˚qnyUÆtIÆyUÆKwgwIk
                                                  ˚qnnjÆgHlJKwgkickan˚™a:efJÆwcASqÆgtagRpSAnIVnkandUElKwg.

Case Closure                 kanpidewkSan         When DCS closes an open case when it meets federal
v.                                                and state closure criteria. Laotian –
                                                  emJÆwevlaÏAEnk DCS pidewkSantIÆepIdyUÆemJÆwevla
                                                  tIÆmznSwd˚ÆwgnµkqdeknkanpidKwgrzTbankagElAKwgrzd.




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Case           DH          pAvzdkanEckyaY        Displays a specific case record showing the issuance of
Disbursement               eginVnSµnvnewkSan     each check associated with that case. This includes the
History                                          check number, date, and check status. The screen also
n.                                               records any disbursements over grant sent to an AR.
                                                 Laotian –
                                                 cMfabSAEdgVH™eHznbzntjkKwgSµnvnewkSanwzn
                                                 ecaAcqgSAEdgVH™eHznkanebIkeginwwkKwgeszkE†Æ
                                                 lAVbtIÆkÆWvfznSµnvnnµewkSannxn.wznn[lvmewqa
                                                 elkKwgeszk,vzntI,ElASAfabKwgeszk.Hn™acMYzgbzn
                                                 tjkwIk˚JkznerJÆwgkanEckyaYegin†Æag@tIÆkaYekIn
                                                 eginsÆvYeHlJwsjÆgTJkSqÆgVH™ AR.

Case Payment   CH          pAvzdKwgkancÆaYegin   This SEMS screen displays the individual payments
History                    eginVnSµnvnewkSan     processed to a specific case and the distribution of
n.                                               those payments within a case. Transactions include AP
                                                 payments and adjustments. Laotian –
                                                 Hn™acMKwgÏAEnk SEMS wznn[SAEdgVH™eHznkancÆaY
                                                 eginE†ÆlAetJÆwtIÆTJkdµenInkanVSÆSµnvnewkSanwzn
                                                 ecaAcqgElAkanEckyaYkancÆaYegineHlqÆanxnfaY
                                                 VnSµnvnewkSan.kanczdtµlvmewqakancÆaYegin
                                                 KwgAP ElAkandzdEpgVH™TJk†™wg.

Center for     CHS         SUnkagSµlzbSATi†i     Formerly the Office of Vital Records, CHS is the part of
Health                     d™anSatarAnASuk       the Department of Health that maintains birth certificates
Statistics                                       and paternity affidavits. Laotian –
n.                                               E†ÆkÆwnEmÆnH™wgkanKwgbzntjkSµ˚zn, CHS epzn
                                                 fakSÆvnnjÆgKwgkqmwAnamzYsjÆgekzbhzkSaVbyxgyJn
                                                 kanekIdElAVbyxgyJnSabanSaYelJwdfBlUk.




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English            Abbreviation Laotian              English / Laotian Definition

Central                        tAbWnSUnkag           A unit in DCS’s state office that processes court orders
Registry                                             from county clerks and requests from other states for
n.                                                   enforcement and locate. Central Registry is responsible
                                                     for three types of cases not managed by field offices:
                                                     locate-only, PSO, and enforcement. Laotian –
                                                     HnÆvYnjÆgKwgH™wgkanrzdKwgÏAEnk DCS sjÆgdµenIn
                                                     kan˚µSzÆgKwgSancakSAmWnKwgetSbanElA˚µ
                                                     h™wgcakrzdwjÆnSµlzbkanbzg˚zbVs™ElAkanswkHa†qv.
                                                     tAbWnSUnkagcAhzbÏidswbSµlzbkMrAnIewkSanSam
                                                     sAnidsjÆgbBRd™TJk˚vb˚umodYH™wgkant™wgTiÆn:swkHa
                                                     †qv-etqÆanxn, PSO,ElAkanbzg˚zbVs™.

Certification of               kanyxgyJnKwg          A statement provided to DCS by the Center for Health
Birth Record n.                bzntjkkanekId         Statistics verifying that the father of the child has signed a
                                                     Paternity Affidavit, DOH 110-001. Laotian –
                                                     VbEc™gkantIÆTJkewqaVH™ÏAEnk DCS odYSUnkagSµ
                                                     lzbSATi†id™ankanwAnamzYtIÆfiSUdvÆafBKwgedzkn™wYRd™
                                                     esznsJÆVSÆVbyxgyJnSabanSaYelJwdfBlUk, DOH 0-00.

Certified Mail     CM          RpSAnIyxgyJn          Mail that document the date it is received.
n.                                                   Laotian – HnzgSJRpSAnItIÆbzntjkvzntItIÆmznRd™hzb.

Certified Mail,    CMRRR       RpSAnIyxgyJn.         Mail that documents the date it is received and requires
Return Receipt                 Vblzb†Ikzb˚Jn         the receiver to sign proving it was received.
n.                                                   Laotian –
                                                     HnzgSJRpSAnItIÆbzntjkvzntItIÆmznRd™hzbElAbqÆgVH™ÏU™hzb
                                                     ewqatIÆcAesznsJÆfiSUdvÆamznRd™TJkhzbewqaEl™v.

Certify,           CERT        yxgyJn,               To certify formally as true, accurate, or genuine in writing.
Certified,                     TJkyxgyJn,            Laotian –
Certification
                               kanyxgyJn             efJÆwcAyxgyJnyÆagepzntagkanvÆaepzn˚vamcig,TJk
v.                                                   †™wg,HlJEmÆnEt™odYlaYlzkwzkSwn.

Change             CHG         pÆWnEpg               To make different. To reverse an opinion or a decision:
v.                                                   See Modify. Laotian –
                                                     efJÆwcAehzdVH™E†k†Æag.efJÆwcAp[ntzSnAHlJ˚µ†zdSin:ebiÆgdzdEpg.




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English            Abbreviation Laotian               English / Laotian Definition

Check              CK          eszkegin               A written order to a bank to pay the amount specified from
n.                                                    funds on deposit. Laotian –
                                                      ˚µSzÆgepznHnzgSJRpHatAna˚anefJÆwcAcÆaYegincµ
                                                      nvntIÆTJkecaAcqgcakegintjnKwgeginƒakeKXaRv™.

Child              CH          edzkn™wY               A baby, infant, son or daughter. A person between birth
n.                                                    and 18 years of age. Laotian –
                                                      lUkn™wY,edzktarqk,lUksaYHlJlUkYig.buk˚qnwaYurA
                                                      HvÆagkµenIdElA 8 pI.

Child Support      CSE         kanbzg˚zbVH™           The money paid to take care of children’s needs: food,
Enforcement                    ekzbeginl™WglUk        clothing, housing and nurturing. Laotian –
n.                                                    egintIÆTJkcÆaYVH™efJÆwcAebiÆgEYgdUEl˚vam†™wgkan
                                                      Kwgedzkn™wY:waHan,e˚JÆwgnuÆg,ehJwnyUÆwaSzYElAkanl™WgekJw.

Child Support      CS          eginl™WglUk(eginl™Wg   The amount of money paid each month for child support.
(Current                       pzdcubzn)              Laotian –
Support)                                              cµnvnegintIÆTJkcÆaYVH™E†ÆlAedJwnSµlzbeginl™WglUk.
n.

Child Protective   CPS         ÏAEnkp™wgkzn           The Washington State office that oversees child abuse
Service                        edzkn™wY               incidents. Laotian –
n.                                                    H™wgkanKwgrzdvMsig†znsjÆg˚vb˚umebiÆgeHdkanKwg
                                                      kankqdKIÆKqÆmeHzgedzkn™wY.

Child Support      4D          o˚gkanbzg˚zb           The federal and state programs that oversee the collection
Enforcement                    ekzbeginl™WglUk        of child support. Laotian –
Program                                               o˚gkanKwgrzTbankagElAKwgrzdtIÆ˚vb˚umebiÆg
n.                                                    kanekzbewqaeginl™WglUk.

Claims Officer     CL/OF       fAnzkgantvgegin        A DCS attorney.
n.                                                    Laotian – tAnaY˚vamKwgÏEnk DCS ˚qnnjÆg.


Clerk              CLK         SAmWn                  A person who keeps the records and performs the regular
n.                                                    business of a legislative body or court.
                                                      Laotian – buk˚qnÏU™tIÆekzbhzkSabzntjkElApA†ibzdHn™atIÆvWk
                                                      ganpqkkA†iKwgSAfani†ibznYzdHlJSan.



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English           Abbreviation Laotian              English / Laotian Definition

Code of Federal   CFR         pAmvnkqdHmaYKwg       The compiled rules and regulations adopted by the execu-
Regulations                   kqdrAbWbrzTbankag     tive departments and agencies of the federal government.
n.                                                  Laotian –
                                                    kqdrAbWbElAkqdeknlvblvmkzntIÆTJkhzbewqaodYkqm
                                                    ElAH™wgkanƒÆaYbMriHanKwgrzTbankag.

Collection                    kankAtµekzbewqaegin   Any of the administrative or court-ordered collection
Action                                              remedies available to DCS to enforce a support order,
n.                                                  such as withholding actions, liens, referral for contempt of
                                                    court. Laotian –
                                                    kanEk™RKerJÆwgkanekzbegintIÆTJkSzÆgwwkmaodYwµ
                                                    nadkanpqk˚wgHlJSanEnvVdEnvnjÆgtIÆmIRv™VH™EkÆ
                                                    ÏAEnkDCS efJÆwcAbzg˚zbVs™˚µSzÆgekzbeginl™WglUk,
                                                    eszÆnvÆakankAtµkzkewqaeginRv™,kanÏUkmzdVSÆ,kan
                                                    SqÆg†BSµlzbkanHmiÆnpAmadSan.

Community         CRU         HnÆvYpAsaSzmfzn       DCS staff that answer customers questions and handle
Relations Unit                nµsumnumsqn           complaints. Laotian –
n.                                                  fAnzkganKwgÏAEnk DCS ÏU™tIƆwb˚µTamKwglUk
                                                    ˚™aElAdµenInkanVn˚µh™wgtuk.

Community         CSO         H™wgkanbMrikan        The DSHS office that provides public assistance (TANF),
Services Office               sumnumsqn             Food Stamp, and other services.
n.                                                  Laotian – H™wgkanKwgkqmDSHStIÆVH™kansÆvYeHlJwSatarA
                                                    nA (TANF),kansÆvYeHlJwwaHan,ElAkanbMrikanwJÆn@.

Conference        CBD         kwgpAsumKwg           An informal meeting to determine facts and attempt to
Board                         ˚AnAkzmmAkan          resolve grievances when an individual disagrees with DCS
n.                                                  actions. A Claims Officer from DCS state office (not an
                                                    Administrative Law Judge) hears and settles the issue.
                                                    Laotian –
                                                    kanpAsumtIÆbBepzntagkanefJÆwcAficarAnaebiÆgKM�mUn
                                                    ˚vamcigElAfAYaYamtIÆcAEk™RK˚vamh™wgtukemJÆw
                                                    evla˚qnVd˚qnnjÆgbBeHznf™wmnµkankAtµKwgÏAEnk
                                                    DCS.fAnzkgantvgcakH™wgkan DCS Kwgrzd(bB
                                                    EmÆnÏU™fifakSakqdHmaYwµnadkanpqk˚wg)cAFzg
                                                    erJÆwgElA†qklqgEk™RKbznHa.




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                                         English / Laotian
English         Abbreviation Laotian              English / Laotian Definition

Confidential                bÆwnyUÆwaSzYtIÆ       A secret or undisclosed place providing protection or
Shelter                     epzn˚vamlzb           refuge to a person in a violent relationship. Laotian –
n.                                                SATantIÆljklzbHlJbBepIdeÏIYbÆwntIÆVH™kanp™wgkznHlJ
                                                  bÆwnl[fzYVH™EkÆbuk˚qnÏU™tIÆyUÆVn˚vamSzmfznwznhunEhg.

Consent Order               ˚µSzÆg†qklqgYinYwm    A negotiated settlement of current support and arrears
n.                                                that is signed by an Administrative Law Judge. A Consent
                                                  Order is an administrative order. Laotian –
                                                  kan†qklqgYinYwmtIÆTJkecrAca†qklqgkznVneginl™Wg
                                                  lUkpzdcubznElAHn[bBRd™cÆaYÏÆanmatIÆTJkesznsJÆVSÆodYcÆa
                                                  SankqdHmaYwµnadkanpqk˚wg.˚µSzÆg†qklqgYinYwm
                                                  epzn˚µSzÆgcakwµnadkanpqk˚wg.

Cooperation,    COOP        kanhÆvmmJ,            As a condition of eligibility for financial assistance, the
Cooperative                 VH™˚vamhÆvmmJ         AR must assign child support rights to the state, provide
n.                                                relevant information that the AR either knows or can
                                                  obtain at no cost, and assist in establishing/enforcing child
                                                  support. Laotian –
                                                  Y™wnvÆaepznegJÆwnRKwznnjÆgKwgkanmISidRd™hzbSµlzbkan
                                                  sÆvYeHlJwegin,AR†™wgE†Æg†xgSidtiVneginl™WglUkVH™
                                                  EkÆrzd,ewqaraYlAwWdtIÆkÆWvK™wgVH™sjÆgARhU™czkHlJvÆa
                                                  SamadewqamaRd™odYbBeSzWegin,ElAsÆvYeHlJwVnkankB
                                                  †xg/kanbzg˚zbcÆaYeginl™WglUk.

Court           CT          San                   A person or group of persons whose task is to hear and
n.                                                submit a decision on cases of law. Laotian –
                                                  buk˚qnHlJkuÆmKwgbuk˚qnÏU™tIÆHn™atIÆKwgeKqaecXaEmÆnefJÆw
                                                  cAFzgElAYJÆn˚µ†zdSinVSÆ˚AdIKwgkqdHmaY.

Court Order     CTO         ˚µSzÆgKwgSan          A document signed by a judge or court commissioner in a
n.                                                court of law and enforceable by the parties to the action.
                                                  Court orders supersede administrative orders in most
                                                  instances. Laotian –
                                                  ewkSantIÆTJkesznsJÆVSÆodYÏU™fifakSaHlJecXaHn™atIÆKwg
                                                  SanyUÆVnSanEHÆgkqdHmaYElAcATJkbzg˚zbVs™Rd™odY
                                                  tukƒÆaYKwgkanF™wg˚AdI.˚µSzÆgKwgSanVs™Etn˚µSzÆg
                                                  Kwgwµnadkanpqk˚wgyUÆVnkMrAnISÆvnHlaY.




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English          Abbreviation Laotian                English / Laotian Definition

Credit Bureau    CRBU        H™wgkane˚rdid           A consumer reporting agency engaged in assembling or
n.                           bIvor                   evaluating consumer information and furnishing credit
                                                     reports to third parties for a fee, dues, or on a cooperative
                                                     nonprofit basis. Laotian –
                                                     H™wgkanraYgankÆWvkzbÏU™bMriofktIÆtµkanhIbohm
                                                     eKXaVSÆkznHlJkan†Ira˚aVnraYlAwWdKwgÏU™bMriofk
                                                     ElAkanSqÆgVblaYgane˚rdidVH™fakSÆvntISamSµlzb
                                                     ˚ÆatµnWm,˚ÆapAcµedJwn,HlJEbbbMriSzdbBHvzgÏqnkµRr.

Current Order                ˚µSzÆgpzdcubzn          The support order that is the basis of current collections
n.                                                   by DCS. Laotian –
                                                     ˚µSzÆgcÆaYeginl™WglUksjÆgepznf{nTanKwgkanekzbewqa
                                                     eginVnpzdcubznodYÏAEnkDCS.

Current and      CFS         eginl™WglUkpzdcubzn     The amount of support due each month, but not yet
Future Support               ElAwAna˚qd              past-due. Laotian –
n.                                                   cµnvneginl™WglUktIƆ™wgRd™cÆaYE†ÆlAedJwn,E†ÆvÆabB
                                                     Rd™kaYkµnqd†™wgRd™cÆaYetJÆw.

Custodial        CP          fBEmÆÏU™mI˚vam˚u™m˚wg   The parent with whom the child resides most of the time.
Parent                                               This parent generally is entitled to support payments on
n.                                                   behalf of the child. Laotian –
                                                     fBEmÆÏU™tIÆlUkyUÆnµeKqaecXaVnevlaSÆvnHlaY.fBEmÆ˚qnn[
                                                     SÆvnHlaYEl™vcAmISidRd™hzbeginl™WglUkVnnamKwglUk.

Custodian,       CUST        ÏU™˚u™m˚wg,             A parent or other adult whom the child lives with.
Custodial                    ÏU™mI˚vam˚u™m˚wg        Laotian – fBEmÆHlJÏU™VHYÆwIk˚qnnjÆgÏU™tIÆlUkwaSzYyUÆnµ.
n.

Custody                      kandUEl˚u™m˚wg          The act of caring for a child or right granted by a court or
n.                                                   parent. Laotian –
                                                     kankAtµKwgkanebiÆgEYgdUElSµlzbedzkn™wYHlJ
                                                     SidtitIÆTJkwAnumzdVH™odYSanHlJfBEmÆ.




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Custodial                   fBl™WgEmÆl™Wg         Stepparent relationship exists when an individual marries
Stepparent                  ÏU™tIÆmI˚vam˚u™m˚wg   the child’s parent. The custodial stepparent relationship
n.                                                exists when the stepparent has lived in the home with
                                                  the child and the parent during periods when the child
                                                  was considered a permanent resident of the household.
                                                  Laotian –
                                                  ˚vamSzmfznKwgfBl™WgEmÆl™WgmIyUÆemJÆwevlabuk˚qnVd
                                                  buk˚qnnjÆgE†ÆggannµfBEmÆKwgedzkn™wY.˚vamSzmfzn
                                                  KwgfBl™WgEmÆl™WgÏU™tIÆmI˚vam˚u™m˚wgmIyUÆemJÆwevlafB
                                                  l™WgEmÆl™WgRd™waSzYyUÆVnehJwnnµedzkn™wYElAfBEmÆ
                                                  VnrAHvÆagrAYAevlaemJÆwedzkn™wYRd™TJkTJvÆaepzn
                                                  ÏU™waSzYyUÆTavwnKwg˚wb˚qv.

Date of Birth   DOB         vznedJwnpIekId        The day a child is born. Laotian – vzntIÆedzkn™wYekId.
n.

Date Of         DOC         vzntIKwgkanel[m       The day a child was conceived.
Conception,                 †xgt™wg,              Laotian – vzntIÆlUkRd™el[mepzn†qnepzno†.
Document
                            ewkSan
n.

DCS Card                    bzd DCS               A VISA Card. Child support payments are electronically
n.                                                put on the card by DCS instead of issuing checks for child
                                                  support payments. Laotian –
                                                  bzd VISA.egincÆaY˚Æal™WglUkRd™TJkSqÆgeKXaVSÆbzdodYtag
                                                  ewelko†rnikodYÏAEnkDCS EtntIÆvÆacAebIkepzn
                                                  eszkeginwwkVH™SµlzbegincÆaY˚Æal™WglUk.

Debt            Debt Calc   kan˚idRlÆHn[Sin       A computation to determine the amount of child support
Calculation                                       owed. Laotian –
n.                                                kan˚µnvnefJÆwcAficarAnas[bwkcµnvneginl™Wg
                                                  lUktIÆYzg†id˚™agyUÆ.

Declaration                 kanpAkadEc™gbwk       A formal statement listing facts and information about a
n.                                                person’s finances or actions. Laotian –
                                                  ˚µEc™gkanepzntagkanbqÆgKM�mUn˚vamcigElAraYlA
                                                  wWdkÆWvkzbkaneginHlJkankAtµKwg˚qnVd˚qnnjÆg.




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Decree of         DD          Vb˚µSzÆgkanyÆah™ag,      The legal termination of a marriage.
Divorce, Decree               Vb˚µSzÆgkanelIklXm       Laotian – kanS]nSudkanE†Æggan†amkqdHmaY.
of Dissolution
n.

Default Order                 ˚µSzÆgemJÆwbBmaSU™˚AdI   A court order decision made when a person fails to appear
n.                                                     in court when ordered. Laotian –
                                                       ˚µ†zdSinVn˚µSzÆgKwgSantIÆTJkehzdemJÆwbuk˚qnbBmapa
                                                       kqd†qvyUÆSanemJÆwTJkSzÆgVH™ma.

Delinquency                   kanbBcÆaY†amkµnqd        A late payment or failing to do what is required by law or
n.                                                     obligation. Laotian –
                                                       kancÆaYegins™aHlJkanÏidfadbBehzdSiÆgtIÆTJkkµnqdRv™
                                                       odYkqdHmaYHlJ˚vamhzbÏidswb.

Department of     DOH         kqmwAnamzY               The Washington State office that oversees birth records.
Health                                                 Laotian –
n.                                                     H™wgkanKwgrzdvMsig†zntIÆ˚vb˚umebiÆgbzntjkkanekId.

Department of     DHHS        kqmSatarAnASukElA        The federal office that oversees DSHS. Laotian –
Health and                    pAsaSqge˚aA              H™wgkanKwgrzTbankagtIÆ˚vb˚umebiÆgkqm DSHS.
Human
Services
n.

Department of     DSHS        kqmSzg˚qmElASqge˚aA      The Washington State agency that oversees the manage-
Social & Health                                        ment of public assístance, child support, foster care, and
Services                                               other programs. Laotian –
n.                                                     H™wgkanKwgrzdvMsig†zntIÆ˚vb˚umebiÆgkanbMriHanVn
                                                       kansÆvYeHlJwSatarAnA,eginl™WglUk,kanebiÆgEYgdU
                                                       EledzkkCf™a,ElAo˚gkanwJÆn@.

Dependent         DEP         edzkn™wYHvzgefiÆg        A child who relies on another for support.
Child                                                  Laotian – edzkn™wYÏU™tIÆwIgVSÆ˚qnwJÆnSµlzbkanwU™msUsÆvYeHlJw.
n.




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                                  Division of Child Support
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                                         English / Laotian
English           Abbreviation Laotian            English / Laotian Definition

Determination                 kanficarAnaebiÆg    The establishment of the parent-child relationship by the
of Parentage                  kanepznfBEmÆ        signing of a valid acknowledgement of paternity.
n.                                                Laotian –
                                                  kankB†xg˚vamSzmfznrAHvÆagfBEmÆ-lUkodYkaneszn
                                                  sJÆVSÆVnVbhzbhU™SaYelJwdfBlUktIÆmIÏqnVs™kanRd™.

Deviation         DEV         kanpÆWnEpgK{nlqg    A child support amount that differs from the standard
n.                                                calculation according to the Washington State Child
                                                  Support Schedule. Laotian –
                                                  cµnvneginl™WglUktIÆE†k†Æagcakkan˚idRlÆma†Tan
                                                  odYwIg†am†a†lageginl™WglUkKwgrzdvMsig†zn.

Direct Deposit                kanownegineKXa      The act of electronically transferring money from DCS into
n.                            odYkqg              a custodial parent’s bank account. Laotian –
                                                  kankAtµKwgkanownegintagewelko†rnikcak
                                                  ÏAEnk DCS eKXaRpVSÆbznsItAna˚anKwgfBEmÆÏU™mI
                                                  ˚vam˚u™m˚wg.

Disposable                    eginraYRd™ehzdvWk   The amount of earnings after deductions is withheld, like
Earnings                      ewqatIÆVs™cÆaYRd™   social security, Medicare, medical insurance and others.
n.                                                Also called net earnings or take-home pay.
                                                  Laotian –
                                                  cµnvnKwgeginraYRd™tIÆehzdvWkewqaHlzgcakegin
                                                  HzkwwkRd™TJkkzkewqaRv™El™v,eszÆnvÆafaSIosos,emdI
                                                  E˚r˙,pAkznfzYfAYabanElAwJÆn@.YzgTJkew[nwIk˚Jkzn
                                                  vÆaYwdraYRd™tIÆehzdvWkewqaHlJegincÆaYewqamaehJwn.

Distribute,       DISTR       EckyaY,             The DCS Cash process that applies payments to cases.
Distributor,                  ÏU™EckyaY,          Laotian –
Distribution
                              kanEckyaY           kandµenInkan DCS Cash sjÆgewqaegincÆaYmaeKXa
n.                                                VSÆSµnvnewkSan.

Division of       DCFS        ÏAEnkbMrikanedzk    An office within DSHS that administers programs for
Children & Fam-               n™wYElA˚wb˚qv       children in foster care and those being adopted.
ily Services n.                                   Laotian –
                                                  H™wgkanyUÆfaYVnkqm DSHS tIÆ˚vb˚umbMriHano˚gkan
                                                  Sµlzbedzkn™wYyUÆVnkanebiÆgEYgdUEledzkkCf™aElAÏU™tIÆ
                                                  kµlzgTJkewqaRpepznlUkl™Wg.



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                                             English / Laotian
English             Abbreviation Laotian                  English / Laotian Definition

Division of         DCS         ÏAEnkekzbegin             An office within the Department of Social and Health
Child Support                   l™WglUk                   Services that collects child support and processes pay-
n.                                                        ments. DCS also enforces medical support and daycare
                                                          costs. Laotian –
                                                          H™wgkanyUÆfaYVnkqmSzg˚qmElASqge˚aAtIÆekzbewqaegin
                                                          l™WglUkElAdµenInkanVneginnxn.ÏAEnk DCS Yzgbzg
                                                          ˚zbVH™mIkanwU™msUd™anfaYabanElA˚ÆaƒaklUkwIk.

Division of         DDD         ÏAEnkkÆWvkzb˚vam          An office within DSHS that administers programs to help
Developmental                   eSzWwqg˚Ad™ankancA        disabled persons. Laotian –
Disabilities
                                erIne†Ibo†                H™wgkanyUÆfaYVnkqmDSHS tIÆ˚vb˚umbMriHano˚gkan
n.                                                        efJÆwsÆvYeHlJw˚qneSzWwqg˚A.

Division of         DFI         ÏAEnkSJbSvn               The DSHS division that investigates public assistance
Fraud                           kanSM�okg                 fraud. Laotian –
Investigation                                             ÏAEnknjÆgKwgkqmDSHS tIÆSJbSvnkanSM�okgkan
n.                                                        sÆvYeHlJwKwgSatarAnA.

Division of         DJR         ÏAEnkkandzdS™ag           An office with DSHS that administers programs for
Juvenile                        savHnuÆmVH™dI˚Jn˚JekqÆa   children who have been incarcerated. Laotian –
Rehabilitation                                            H™wgkanyUÆfaYVnkqm DSHS tIÆ˚vb˚umbMriHano˚gkan
n.                                                        Sµlzbedzkn™wYÏU™tIÆe˚IYTJkkzkKzgmakÆwn.

Division of         DVR         ÏAEnkkandzdS™ag           An office within DSHS that administers programs to help
Vocational                      visasIbVH™dI˚Jn˚JekqÆa    people return to work alter an injury or illness.
Rehabilitation n.                                         Laotian –
                                                          H™wgkanyUÆfaYVnkqm DSHS tIÆ˚vb˚umbMriHano˚gkan
                                                          efJÆwcAsÆvYeHlJwbuk˚qnVH™kzb˚JnRpehzdvWkHlzgcak
                                                          kanbadeczbHlJkaneczbpÆvY.

Divorce             DIV         kanyÆah™ag                The legal dissolution of a marriage.
n.                                                        Laotian – kanelIklXmKwgkanE†Æggan†amkqdHmaY.

Dollars, Money      $           egindwnla,egin            Currency used as a medium of exchange.
n.                                                        Laotian – egin†ratIÆTJkVs™epznEnvtagKwgkanElkpÆWn.

Donor                           ÏU™bMricak                A person who produces eggs or sperm used for reproduc-
n.                                                        tion. Laotian –
                                                          buk˚qnÏU™tIÆÏlidRKÆHlJnDes{wtIÆTJkVs™SµlzbkanSJbfzn†B.


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Domestic           DV          ˚vamÏidTWgkzn          Physical abuse and threats by one person in a family
Violence                       hunEhgyUÆVn˚wb˚qv      against another. Laotian –
n.                                                    kanKqÆmeHzgtaghÆagkaYElAkanKqÆmKUÆodY˚qnnjÆgyUÆVn
                                                      ˚wb˚qvVSÆwIk˚qnnjÆg.

Due Process n.                 HlzkkanKwgSan          A course of action that protects a person’s legal rights.
                                                      Laotian –
                                                      vitIkankAtµsjÆgp™wgkznSidti†amkqdHmaYKwgbuk˚qn.

Earliest           EAA         Hn[bBRd™cÆaYkaYÏÆan    The oldest debt collectible under the statute of limitations.
Accrued                        matIÆekIdK{nkÆwnHmUÆ   Laotian –
Arrears                                               Hn[ekqÆaEkÆkvÆaHmUÆtIÆekzb˚JnewqqaRd™faYR†™kqdHmaY
n.                                                    KwbeKdevlatIÆcAF™wgewqaRd™.

Earnings                       raYRd™tIÆehzdvWkewqa   Compensation paid or payable for services: wages, salary,
n.                                                    commissions and bonuses. Laotian –
                                                      egintqdEtntIÆTJkcÆaYVH™HlJcÆaYVH™Rd™SµlzbkanbMri
                                                      kan:eginehzdvWk,eginedJwn,eginEbÆgSÆvnElAobnzS.

Economic           ESA         ÏAEnkpqk˚wgd™an        An administration in DSHS that administers DCS and
Services                       kaneSTkid              CSA. Laotian –
Administration                                        ÏAEnkpqk˚wgyUÆVnkqm DSHS tIÆ˚vb˚umbMriHanÏA
n.                                                    Enk DCS ElA CSA.

Electronic Birth   EBC         rAbqbVbyxgyJnkan       Computer program that allows Washington hospitals
Certificate                    ekIdtagewelko†rnik     to create a birth certificate electronically and transmit
System                                                the completed birth certificate to the Center for Health
n.                                                    Statistics (CHS). Laotian –
                                                      o˚gkan˚wmfIve†ItIÆwAnuYadVH™ohgfAYabanKwg
                                                      rzdvMsig†zntIÆcAehzdVbyxgyJnkanekIdElASqÆgVbyxgyJn
                                                      kanekIdtIÆTJkKWnpAkwbEl™veKXaRpHaSUnkagSµlzb
                                                      SATi†ikanekIdkan†aY(CHS).

Electronic         EFT         kanownegintag          The computerized process of moving money from DCS to
Funds Transfer                 ewelko†rnik            a bank or from a bank to DCS. Laotian –
n.                                                    kandµenInkantag˚wmfive†IKwgkane˚JÆwnY™aYegin
                                                      cakÏAEnk DCS RpHatAna˚anHlJcaktAna˚an
                                                      RpHaÏAEnk DCS.



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English         Abbreviation Laotian              English / Laotian Definition

Emancipated                 edzkn™wYtIÆTJkpqd     A child under 18 years of age who is no longer subject to
Child                       pÆwYVH™epznwiSrA      parental control.
n.                                                Laotian – edzkn™wYwaYu†CkvÆa8 pIÏU™tIÆbByUÆVnkan˚vb˚umKwg
                                                  fBEmƆBRpwIkEl™v.

Employee                    fAnzkgan              A person to whom an employer is paying, owes, or
n.                                                expects to pay earnings in exchange for services or work
                                                  preformed for the employer. Laotian –
                                                  buk˚qnÏU™tIÆnaYc™agcÆaYeginVH™,†idHn[yUÆ,HlJ˚advÆacA
                                                  cÆaYeginraYRd™VH™VnkanElkpÆWnewqakanbMrikanHlJ
                                                  vWktIÆTJkehzdSµlzbnaYc™ag.

Employment                  vWkgan                Services performed for earnings.
n.                                                Laotian – kanbMrikantIÆTJkehzdSµlzbraYRd™tIÆehzdvWkewqa.

Enclosed,       ERP         TJk˚zdmanµ,           Something that is put in an envelope with a letter.
v.                                                Laotian – SiÆgVdSiÆgnjÆgtIÆTJkewqaVSÆVnswgnµHnzgSJ.
Enclosure
                            SiÆgtIÆTJk˚zdmanµ
n.

Enforce,        ENF         bzg˚zbVs™,            To force someone to act or obey (as under law).
v.                                                Laotian –
Enforcement
                            kanbzg˚zbVs™          tIÆcAbzg˚zb˚qnVd˚qnnjÆgVH™kAtµHlJesJÆwFzg(yUÆfaY
n.                                                R†™kqdHmaY).

Established     EST         TJkkB†xg              To cause to be recognized and accepted often because of
v.                                                a law.
                                                  Laotian – tIÆcAehzdVH™TJkhzbhU™ElATJkhzbewqaSÆvnHlaYEl™v
                                                  Y™wnkqdHmaY.

Expenses        EXP         raYcÆaY               Money allotted for a payment.
n.                                                Laotian – egintIÆTJkEbÆgRv™SµlzbkancÆaYegin.

Extraordinary               raYcÆaY˚ÆapiÆnpqv     Monthly health care expenses that exceed five percent of
Health Care                 SuKAfabÏidpqkkA†i     the basic child support obligation. Laotian –
Expense                                           raYcÆaY˚ÆapiÆnpqvSuKAfabpAcµedJwnsjÆgkaYekInH™a
n.                                                epIesznKwg˚vamhzbÏidswbVneginl™WglUkf{nTan.




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Family           FAM         ˚wb˚qv                The person or persons on whose behalf support is asked,
n.                                                 including a custodial parent and one or more children, or
                                                   a child or children in foster care placement. The family is
                                                   sometimes called the assistance unit.
                                                   Laotian –
                                                   ˚qnnjÆgHlJ˚qnHlaY˚qnsjÆgVnnamKwgeKqaecXakanwU™msU
                                                   Rd™TJkKMewqa,lvmtzgfBEmÆÏU™mI˚vam˚u™m˚wgElAedzkn™wY
                                                   ˚qnnjÆgHlJHlaY˚qn,HlJedzkn™wY˚qnnjÆgHlJedzkn™wYHlaY
                                                   ˚qnyUÆVnkanczdVSÆkanebiÆgEYgdUEledzkkCf™a.˚wb˚qv
                                                   bagetJÆwRd™TJkew[nvÆaHnÆvYhzbewqakansÆvYeHlJw.

Family           FIP         o˚gkanwiSrAfab        An experimental Washington State public assistance
Independence                 EHÆg˚wb˚qv            program (1988-1993) that paid cash incentives for
Program                                            participation in education, training, or work. Laotian –
n.                                                 o˚gkansÆvYeHlJweginSatarAnAtqdlwgKwgrzd
                                                   vMsig†zn(988-993) sjÆgcÆaYegincUgVcSµlzbkaneKXa
                                                   hÆvmVnkanSjkSa,kanƒjkƒqn,HlJvWkgan.

Family Law                   ÏU™wµnvY˚vamSAdvk     A staff person in a county clerk’s office who distributes
Facilitator                  d™ankqdHmaY˚wb˚qv     forms and information about court processes like: modify-
n.                                                 ing a court order, filing for divorce and filing a parenting
                                                   plan. Laotian –
                                                   fAnzkganyUÆH™wgkanSAmWnKwgetSbanÏU™tIÆEck
                                                   yaYVbFwmElAraYlAwWdkÆWvkzbkandµenInkan
                                                   KwgSaneszÆnvÆa:kandzdEpg˚µSzÆgKwgSan,kanYJÆn
                                                   F™wgewqakanyÆah™agElAkanYJÆnEÏnkanl™WglUk.

Family Member                SAmasik˚wb˚qv         The caretaker relative, the child(ren), and any other
n.                                                 person whose needs are considered in determining
                                                   eligibility for assistance. Laotian –
                                                   fIÆn™wgÏU™ebiÆgEYgdUEl,edzkn™wY,ElA˚qnwJÆn˚qnVd˚qnnjÆg
                                                   ÏU™tIÆ˚vam†™wgkanKwgeKqaecXaRd™TJk˚idRlÆVSÆVnkan
                                                   ficarAnaebiÆgSidtihzbkansÆvYeHlJw.

Family Support               kqdHmaYwU™msU˚wb˚qv   A federal act, revised in 1989, dealing with child support
Act of 988                  KwgpI988             enforcement. Laotian –
n.                                                 kqdHmaYKwgrzTbankag,TJkdzdEpgVnpI 989,kÆWv
                                                   K™wgnµkanbzg˚zbekzbeginl™WglUk.


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Federal            FED         KwgrzTbankag           The central government of the United States.
adj.                                                  Laotian – rzTbanSUnkagKwgSAHarzdwAemrika.

Federal Case       FCR         tAbWnSµnvnewk          The FCR provides employer and IVD case information to
Registry                       SanKwgrzTbankag        the states on their NCP’s. Laotian –
n.                                                    FCR ewqasJÆKwgnaYc™agElAraYlAwWdKwgSµnvn
                                                      ewkSan IVD VH™rzdKwg NCP KwgeKqaecXa.

Field Office       FO          H™wgkaneKdt™wgTiÆn     A Division of Child Support office.
n.                                                    Laotian – H™wgkanKwgÏAEnkekzbeginl™WglUk.

File                           Rd™TJkYJÆn             To enter legal documents on public official records.
v.                                                    Laotian – tIÆcAewqaewkSantagkqdHmaYeKXaVSÆVnbzntjktag
                                                      kanKwgSatarAnA.

Final Court                    ˚µSzÆgSanbxnSudt™aY    An order that settles issues such as child support, custody,
order                                                 paternity, and property distribution and specific court
n.                                                    actions. Laotian –
                                                      ˚µSzÆgsjÆgRd™†qklqgerJÆwgkzneszÆnvÆa˚µSzÆgeginl™WglUk,
                                                      kan˚u™m˚wg,SaYelJwdfBlUk,ElAkanEckyaYszbSqm
                                                      bzdElAkankAtµKwgSanwznecaAcqg.

Findings of Fact   FFCL        kanfqbeHznKM�˚vamcig   The conclusion or decision reached in a case at law, by
n.                                                    evidence, as distinguished from interpretation of law.
                                                      Laotian –
                                                      kanSlUb˚vamHlJkan†zdSintIƆqklqgkznRd™yUÆVn˚AdI
                                                      tagkqdHmaY,odYHlzkTan,†amtIÆTJkeHzn˚vamE†k
                                                      †Æagkzncakkan†I˚vamHmaYKwgkqdHmaY.

Food Stamps        FS          FUdSAE†m               The DSHS IVA program responsible for administering the
n.                                                    federal United Stated Department of Agriculture food to
                                                      families in need. Laotian –
                                                      o˚gkan IVA Kwgkqm DSHS tIÆhzbÏidswbSµlzbkan
                                                      ˚vb˚umbMriHand™anwaHanKwgkqmkASIkzmEHÆgSAHa
                                                      rzdKwgrzTbankagVH™EkÆ˚wb˚qvtIƆ™wgkan.




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Foreign order                ˚µSzÆg†ÆagpAetd      Any order issued by a jurisdiction other than a state of
n.                                                the United stated (Indian Tribe, District of Columbia, and
                                                  Puerto Rico, US Virgin Islands). Laotian –
                                                  ˚µSzÆg†Æag@tIÆTJkehzdwwkmaodYtagwµnadSannwk
                                                  cakKwgpAetdSAHarzdwAemrika(sqneÏqÆawindWn,
                                                  diS†riko˚lzmebzW,ElApMo†rIok,ekaAevIcinRwEln).

Foster Care      FC          kanebiÆgEYgdUEl      The placement of children in homes under the care
n.                           edzkkCf™a            of adults who are not their natural parents. Laotian –
                                                  kanczdedzkn™wYVSÆVnehJwnfaYR†™kanebiÆgEYgdUEl
                                                  KwgÏU™VHYÆÏU™tIÆbBEmÆnfBEmÆkµenIdKwgeKqaecXa.

Foster Care      4E          o˚gkanebiÆgEYgdUEl   The Washington State program administered by DSHS
Program IV-E                 edzkkCf™a IV-E       Children’s Administration. Laotian –
n.                                                o˚gkanKwgrzdvMsig†zntIÆTJk˚vb˚umbMriHanodY
                                                  ÏEnkpqk˚wgedzkn™wYKwgkqm DSHS.

Fraud                        kanSM�okg            The misrepresentation of the existence or the nonexis-
n.                                                tence of a fact. Laotian –
                                                  kanSAenIwznbBTJk†™wgKwgkanmIyUÆHlJkanbBmIyUÆKwg
                                                  ˚vamcig.

Full credit                  raYganhUbhÆagKwg     A listing by the credit bureau of an individual’s current
profile report               e˚rdidwzn˚qbT™vn     name and address, employer, credit and trade lines, public
n.                                                record information and previous inquiries.
                                                  Laotian – laYkanKWnlqgRpodYH™wgkane˚rdidbIvorKwgsJÆ
                                                  ElAtIÆyUÆpzdcubznKwgbuk˚qn,naYc™ag,KwbeKdKwge˚r
                                                  didElAkan˚™a,raYlAwWdbzntjkSatarAnAElA
                                                  kanh™wgKMebiÆgVnÏÆanma.




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Full support               kanbMrikanbzg˚zbekzb   The services available in a Title IV-D case, including
enforcement                eginl™WglUke†zmtIÆ     the establishment of child support orders, paternity
services                                          establishment, enforcement of child support and spousal
n.                                                support orders, establishment and enforcement of medical
                                                  support, modification of support orders and distribution of
                                                  child support and spousal support payments.
                                                  Laotian – kanbMrikantIÆmIRv™VH™VnSµnvnewkSanTitle IV-D,
                                                  lvmtzgkankB†xg˚µSzÆgcÆaYeginl™WglUk,kankB†xgSaY
                                                  elJwdfBlUk,kanbzg˚zbVs™˚µSzÆgekzbeginl™WglUkElA˚µ
                                                  SzÆgekzbeginl™Wg˚UÆÏqvemzW,kankB†xgElAkanbzg˚zbVs™
                                                  kanwU™msUd™anfAYaban,kandzdEpg˚µSzÆgcÆaYegin
                                                  l™WglUkElAkanEckyaYeginl™WglUkElAeginl™Wg˚UÆÏqvemzW.

Garnishment                kankzkewqaeginRv�      A Washington State superior court order for seizing wages
n.                                                to pay a debt. Laotian –
                                                  ˚µSzÆgcakSanSUgSudKwgrzdvMsig†znSµlzbkanYjdewqa
                                                  eginedJwnefJÆwcAcÆaYHn[.

General        GAU         kansÆvYeHlJwtqÆvRp,    A financial assistance program administered by DSHS.
Assistance,                ehzdvWkbBRd™           Laotian – o˚gkansÆvYeHlJwegintIÆTJk˚vb˚umbMriHanodYkqm
Unemployable                                      DSHS.
n.

Genetic Test               kankvdebiÆges{wEnv     An analysis of genetic markers only to exclude or identify
n.                                                a man as the father or a woman as the mother of a child.
                                                  Laotian – kanviczYebiÆge˚JÆwgHmaYs[bwkes{wEnvetqÆanxnefJÆw
                                                  cAYqkevxnwwkHlJs[bwkÏU™saY˚qnnjÆgvÆaepznfBHlJvÆaÏU™
                                                  Yig˚qnnjÆgvÆaepznEmÆKwgedzkn™wY.

Good Cause      GC         SaeHddI                A CSO determination, based upon potential harm to the
n.                                                CP or children that the CP does not have to cooperate
                                                  with DCS. Laotian –
                                                  kanficarAnaebiÆgKwgH™wgkan CSO,odYwIg†amwzn
                                                  †raYtIÆwadekIdK{nRd™†B CP HlJedzkn™wYsjÆgvÆa CP bB
                                                  †™wgRd™hÆvmmJnµÏAEnk DCS.




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Good Cause for               SaeHddISµlzbkan        The circumstances that make it difficult to respond with
a late hearing               FzgerJÆwgs™a           specific time frames to any DCS notice or action giving
n.                                                  hearing rights. Laotian –
                                                    SAfabkansjÆgehzdVH™HYu™gYaktIÆcA†wbmaVnKwbeKd
                                                    evlawznecaAcqg†BVbEc™gkanKwgÏAEnk DCS
                                                    HlJkankankAtµ†Æag@tIÆewqaSidtikanFzgerJÆwgVH™.

Government       GOVT        rzTban                 The political administration and control of public policy.
n.                                                  Laotian – ÏAEnkbMriHanpqk˚wgd™ankanemJwgElAkan˚vb
                                                    ˚umnAoYbaYSatarAnA.

Grace period                 rAYAevlalMT™a          A specified time period in a court or administrative order
n.                                                  after the due date and before collection action is taken.
                                                    Laotian – rAYAevlawznecaAcqgyUÆVn˚µSzÆgKwgSanHlJwµnad
                                                    kanpqk˚wgHlzgcakvzntI†™wgRd™cÆaYElAkÆwnkan
                                                    kAtµekzbewqaegincATJkehzd.

Head of                      HqvHn™aKwg˚wb˚qv       The parent or parents in a child’s home.
Household                                           Laotian – fBEmÆ˚qnnjÆgHlJHlaY˚qnyUÆVnehJwnKwgedzkn™wY.
n.

Headquarters     HQ          SµnzkganVHYÆ           An administration or operations center.
n.                                                  Laotian – ÏAEnkbMriHan˚vb˚umHlJSUnkagdµenIngan.

Health care                  ˚ÆakanpiÆnpqvSuKAfab   The medical, dental and optometrical expenses estab-
costs                                               lished in the support obligations or stated as a fixed dollar
n.                                                  amount by a child support order. Laotian –
                                                    raYcÆaY˚ÆafAYaban,EK™vElA†asjÆgTJkkB†xgyUÆVn
                                                    ˚vamhzbÏidswbl™WglUkHlJTJkkÆavvÆaepzncµnvn
                                                    egin†aYo†odY˚µSzÆgcÆaYeginl™WglUk.

Health                       pAkznfzYSuKAfab        Insurance coverage for all medical services related to
insurance                                           a person’s general health and well-being. Laotian –
n.                                                  kan˚™umkznpAkznfzYSµlzbkanbMrikand™anfAYaban
                                                    tuk@yÆagtIÆkÆWvfznnµSuKAfabtqÆvRpElA˚vamyUÆeyzn
                                                    epznSukKwgbuk˚qn.




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Hearing       HRG         kanFzgerJÆwg            A proceeding before an administrative law judge at the
n.                                                Office of Administrative Hearings (OAH) that gives a party
                                                  an opportunity to be heard in disputes about a DSHS
                                                  program. Laotian –
                                                  kandµenInkan†BHn™acÆaSankqdHmaYwµnadkan
                                                  pqk˚wgyUÆtIÆH™wgkankanFzgerJÆwgKwgwµnadkanpqk
                                                  ˚wg (OAH) tIÆVH™owkadEkÆwIkƒÆaYnjÆgtIÆcARd™YinVn
                                                  kanKzdEY™gkÆWvkzbo˚gkanKwgkqm DSHS.

Home state                rzdKwgehJwnyUÆ          The state a child lived in with a parent for at least six
n.                                                consecutive months immediately before the time of filing
                                                  of a petition for child support. Laotian –
                                                  rzdtIÆedzkn™wYwaSzYyUÆnµfBEmÆ˚qnnjÆgyÆagHn™wYHqkedJwn
                                                  †id†BkzntzntIkÆwnevlaKwgkanYJÆnVbF™wgh™wgKMewqa
                                                  eginl™WglUk.

Household     HH          ˚wb˚qv                  A place and the members of a family and others who live
n.                                                under the same roof. Laotian –
                                                  bÆwnyUÆElASAmasikKwg˚wb˚qvElA˚qnwJÆnÏU™tIÆwaSzYyUÆ
                                                  faYR†™Hlzg˚awzndWvkzn.

Husband       HUSB        Ïqv                     A married man. Laotian – ÏU™saYÏU™Rd™E†ÆgganEl™v.
n.

Immediate     IWW         kankzkewqaegin˚Æac™ag   A requirement of the federal Family Support Act that state
Wage                      tzntI                   IVD agencies take wage withholding actions immediately
Withholding                                       after a child support order is issued.
n.                                                Laotian-
                                                  kqdkµnqdKwgkqdHmaYwU™msU˚wb˚qvKwgrzTbankag
                                                  sjÆgkÆavvÆaH™wgkan IVD cAtµkankzkewqaegin˚Æa
                                                  c™agodYtzntIoldHlzgcak˚µSzÆgcÆaYeginl™WglUkRd™
                                                  TJkehzdwwkma.




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Immediate                 ˚µSzÆgkzkewqaegin     A support order entered on or after July 1, 1990 that has
Wage                      ˚Æac™agtzntI          automatic notice and enforcement language that says
Withholding                                     wage or income withholding may be taken at any time
Order                                           after the entry of the order. Laotian –
 n.                                             ˚µSzÆgcÆaYeginl™WglUktIÆRd™TJkSzÆgwwkmaVnvzntIHlJ
                                                HlzgcakedJwncunlaY , 990 sjÆgmI˚µevXaEc™gkan
                                                ElAbzg˚zbVs™odYowo†ma†ikoldsjÆgkÆavvÆakankzk
                                                ewqaegin˚Æac™agHlJraYRd™cATJkehzdRd™Vntuk@evla
                                                Hlzgcakkanwwk˚µSzÆgma.

Include,      INCL        lvmewqa,              To add or put into a class, group or total.
Including,                lvmtzg,               Laotian – efJÆwcA†JÆmVSÆHlJewqaVSÆVncµfvk,kuÆmHlJtzgHmqd.
Inclusive
                          lvmeKXaVSÆ
v.

Income                    raYRd™                Earnings or other periodic payments of money from any
n.                                              source and any other property subject to withholding for
                                                child support under law. Laotian –
                                                eginehzdvWkewqaHlJkancÆaYeginepznrAYAyÆagwJÆncak
                                                EHlÆg†Æag@ElAszbSqmbzdyÆagwJÆnEnvVdEnvnjÆgsjÆg
                                                †™wgTJkkzkewqaVv™Sµlzbeginl™WglUkfaYR†™kqdHmaY.

Income                    kankAtµkzkewqa        All withholding actions DCS is authorized to take.
withholding               raYRd™Rv™             Laotian –
action                                          kankAtµkzkewqaRv™tuk@yÆagtIÆÏAEnk DCS Rd™TJk
n.                                              wAnuYadVH™ehzd.

Income-                   ˚µSzÆgVH™kzkewqa      An order sent to an employer to take child support money
withholding               raYRd™Rv™             from the earnings of an NCP. Laotian –
order                                           ˚µSzÆgtIÆTJkSqÆgRpHanaYc™agefJÆwcAewqaeginl™WglUkcak
n.                                              raYRd™tIÆehzdvWkewqaKwg NCP ˚qnnjÆg.

Information   INFO        raYlAwWd              Facts and knowledge shared as instruction, study or
n.                                              experience. Laotian –
                                                KM�mUn˚vamcigHlJ˚vamhzbhU™tIÆTJkElkpÆWnkznVH™epzn
                                                ˚µEnAnµ,kanSjkSaebiÆgHlJkantqdlwg.




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Initial Order      INIT        ˚µSzÆgKxn†Xn           A hearing decision made by an ALJ that may be reviewed
n.                                                    by a DSHS Board of Appeals review judge. Laotian –
                                                      ˚µ†zdSinKwgkanFzgerJÆwgtIÆTJkehzdwwkmaodYALJ
                                                      sjÆgwadcATJkkvdebiÆg˚JnRd™odYcÆaSankvdebiÆg˚JnKwg
                                                      ˚AnAkzmmAkankanwutwnKwgkqm DSHS.

Initiating         IJ          wµnadSanel[m†Xn        Also called Initiating State. In an interstate case, the state
Jurisdiction                                          or jurisdiction that requests enforcement or establishment
n.                                                    of a child support obligation by the state where the NCP
                                                      lives or has assets. Laotian –
                                                      YzgTJkew[nwIk˚JkznvÆaepznrzdel[m†Xn.yUÆVnSµnvnewk
                                                      SanrAHvÆagrzd,rzdHlJwµnadSanbÆwntIÆh™wgKMewqa
                                                      kanbzg˚zbVs™HlJkankB†xg˚vamhzbÏidswbVneginl™Wg
                                                      lUkodYrzdbÆwntIÆ NCP waSzYyUÆHlJmIszbSinyUÆ.

Initiating State   IS          rzdel[m†Xn             An initiating jurisdiction. Laotian – wµnadSanbÆwnel[m†Xn.
n.

Insurance          INS         pAkznfzY               The medical, dental and optometrical coverage provided
n.                                                    by an insurer. Laotian –
                                                      kan˚u™mkznfAYaban,EK™vElASaY†atIÆTJkewqaVH™
                                                      odYÏU™hzbpAkzn.

Insurer                        ÏU™hzbpAkzn            A company providing disability, health care services,
n.                                                    health care coverage, a health maintenance organiza-
                                                      tion or an employer or union providing health insurance
                                                      coverage on a self-insured basis. Laotian –
                                                      bMriSzdtIÆewqakanbMrikanpiÆnpqvd™an˚vameSzWwqg˚A,
                                                      SuKAfab,kan˚u™mkznpiÆnpqvSuKAfab,wqgkanhzkSaSuKA
                                                      fabHlJnaYc™agHlJyUnWnbÆwntIÆewqakan˚u™mkznpAkzn
                                                      fzYSuKAfabVH™VnEbbhzbpAkznodY†qnewg.

Internal           IRS         ÏAEnkgqpmanfaYVn       A federal agency whose duties include collecting income
Revenue                                               tax. Laotian –
Service                                               H™wgkanKwgrzTbankagÏU™tIÆmIHn™atIÆsjÆglvmewqakan
n.                                                    ekzbewqafaSIKwgraYRd™.




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Interstate Wage     ISW         kankzkewqaegin        A process allowed under federal law that allows the
Withholding                     ˚Æac™agrAHvÆagrzd     establishment or enforcement of child support orders
n.                                                    between states. Laotian –
                                                      kandµenIntIÆTJkwAnuYadVH™faYR†™kqdHmaYKwgrzT
                                                      bankagsjÆgwAnuYadVH™mIkankB†xgHlJkanbzg˚zbVs™˚µ
                                                      SzÆgcÆaYeginl™WglUkrAHvÆagrzd.

Interstate                      kqdrAbWb              The referral of a support debt to the Internal Revenue
Regulations                     rAHvÆagrzd            Service to intercept an NCP’s federal income tax refund.
n.                                                    Laotian –
                                                      kanSqÆg†BKwgHn[eginl™WglUkRpHaÏAEnkgqpmanfaY
                                                      VnefJÆwcAlzdewqaeginSqÆg˚JnVnfaSIraYRd™KwgrzTban
                                                      kagKwg NCP.

IRS certification               kanyxgyJnKwg          The formal documentation by the federal office of Internal
n.                              ÏAEnk IRS             Revenue Services that identifies a person’s income tax
                                                      return for child support withholding action.
                                                      Laotian –
                                                      ewkSantagkanodYH™wgkanrzTbankagKwgÏA
                                                      EnkgqpmanfaYVnsjÆgs[bwkeginSqÆg˚JnVnfaSIraYRd™
                                                      Kwgbuk˚qnSµlzbkankAtµkzkewqaeginl™WglUkRv™.

IRS intercept                   kanlzdewqaegin        Seizure of an NCP’s federal income tax refund.
n.                              KwgÏAEnk IRS          Laotian – kanYjdewqaeginSqÆg˚JnVnfaSIraYRd™Kwg NCP.


IRS offset                      kanRlÆSAelzÆW         Internal Revenue Service action that reduces an NCP’s
adv.                            KwgÏAEnk IRS          federal income tax refund by the amount of a child support
                                                      arrears debt. Laotian –
                                                      kankAtµKwgÏAEnkgqpmanfaYVnsjÆgludeginSqÆg
                                                      ˚JnVnfaSIraYRd™Kwg NCPlqgodYcµnvneginKwg
                                                      Hn[eginl™WglUkbBRd™cÆaYkaYÏÆanma.

Issuing state                   rzdtIÆSzÆgwwkma       The state a court issues a support order or makes a
n.                                                    judgment determining parentage. Laotian –
                                                      rzdbÆwntIÆSanwwkVb˚µSzÆgcÆaYeginl™WglUkHlJtµkan
                                                      †zdSinkanficarAnaerJÆwgkanl™WglUk.




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                                       English / Laotian
English         Abbreviation Laotian               English / Laotian Definition

IV-A, 4A        IV-A        IV-A, 4A               IV-A number – The number assigned by the CSO
                                                   (Community Service Office) to a public assistance case.
                                                   Laotian –
                                                   elk IV-A-elktIÆTJkE†Æg†xgodYH™wgkanCSO (H™wg
                                                   kanbMrikansumnumsqn)VSÆSµnvnewkSaneginsÆvY
                                                   eHlJwSatarAnA).

IV-D, 4D        IV-D        IV-D, 4D               IV-D (pronounced “four-D”) – The title (section) of the
                                                   Social Security Act that contains laws regarding child
                                                   support enforcement and collection. Laotian –
                                                   IV-D(wÆanwwkSWg“FMr-dI”)-sJÆ(fakSÆvn)Kwgkqd
                                                   HmaY˚vamHmxn˚qgKwgSzg˚qmsjÆgbzncukqdHmaYkÆWv
                                                   kzbkanbzg˚zbVs™ElAkanekzbewqaeginl™WglUk.

IV-E, 4E        IV-E        IV-E, 4E               IV-E (pronounced “four-E”) – The title (section) of the
                                                   Social Security Act that contains the laws for the federally
                                                   funded foster care program. Laotian –
                                                   IV-E(wÆanwwkSWg“FMr-wI”)-sJÆ(fakSÆvn)Kwgkqd
                                                   HmaY˚vamHmxn˚qgKwgSzg˚qmsjÆgbzncukqdHmaYSµlzb
                                                   o˚gkanebiÆgEYgdUEledzkkCf™asjÆgRd™egintjnmacak
                                                   rzTbankag.

Judgment        JGMT        ˚µ†zdSinVH™cÆaY        A court order to pay a certain sum established by the court
n.                          cakSan                 for costs, fees etc. Laotian – ˚µ†zdSinVH™cÆaYcakSan.


Judgment lien               kanÏUkmzdVSÆ˚µ†zdSin   A lien created by the entry of a court-ordered sum by
n.                          VH™cÆaYcakSan          certain judgment. Laotian –
                                                   kanÏUkmzdVSÆsjÆgRd™TJkehzdK}nodYkanbzntjkcµnvn
                                                   egintIÆTJkSzÆgwwkmaodYSaneKXaVSÆodY˚µ†zdSincak
                                                   SantIÆcAcÆaYeginVbVdVbnjÆg.

Jurisdiction    JURIS       wµnadSan               The authority of a court, agency, or government to decide
n.                                                 a case or legal issue, or to take action against a person or
                                                   a person’s assets. Laotian –
                                                   wµnadKwgSan,H™wgkan,HlJrzTbantIÆcA†zdSIn˚AdI
                                                   HlJerJÆwgbznHakqdHmaY,HlJtIÆcAczdkanVSÆbuk˚qnHlJszb
                                                   SqmbzdKwgbuk˚qn.



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English           Abbreviation Laotian             English / Laotian Definition

Juvenile          JUV         edzkn™wYvzYruÆn      A child 18 years and younger.
n.                                                 Laotian – edzkn™wYwaYu 8 ElAHnuÆmkvÆa.

Labor and         L&I         EhgganElAwudSa       The state agency that administers workers
Industries                    HAkzm                compensation benefits and injury claims. Laotian –
n.                                                 H™wgkanKwgrzdsjÆg˚vb˚umbMriHanSvzddIkantqdEtn
                                                   EhgganKwgfAnzkganElAkantvgF™wgh™wgkan
                                                   Rd™hzbbadeczb.

Language          LANG        faSa                 The wording of a legal document or statute.
n.                                                 Laotian – ˚vamevXaKwgewkSantagkqdHmaYHlJkqdbznYzd.

Law                           kqdHmaY              A rule or a system of rules established by authority,
n.                                                 society, or custom. Laotian –
                                                   kqdrAbWbHlJrAbqbKwgkqdrAbWbtIÆTJkkB†xgK}nodY
                                                   ecXaHn™atIÆ,Szg˚qm,HlJpAefnI.

License           LIC         VbwAnuYad            Official or legal permission to do or own a specified thing,
n.                                                 like drive a car or do a specific job. Laotian –
                                                   kanwAnuYadepzntagkanHlJ†amkqdHmaYtIÆcA
                                                   ehzdHlJepznecXaKwgSiÆgVdSiÆgnjÆgwznecaAcqg,eszzÆnvÆa
                                                   KzbrqdHlJehzdvWkwznecaAcqg.

License                       kanYqkelIksqÆv˚av    The act of denying a person a driver’s license to drive a
Suspension                    VSÆVbwAnuYad         vehicle, hunt for game or fish. Laotian –
n.                                                 kankAtµKwgkanpA†ieSdVbwAnuYadtIÆcAKzbrqd,
                                                   lÆaSzdEKÆgKznkznHlJ†jkpaKwgbuk˚qn.

Limited English   LES         kanpakevXafaSa       This refers to persons who do not or have little knowledge
Speaking                      wzgkidwzncµkzd       and usage of the English language. Laotian –
adj.                                               wznn[w™agwIgeTIgbuk˚qnÏU™tIÆbBmIHlJmI˚vamhU™ElAkanVs™
                                                   faSawzgkidHn™wYnjÆg.

Limited English   LEP         ˚vam˚ÆwgE˚™vVnfaSa   This refers to persons who have limited English speaking
Proficiency                   wzgkidwzncµkzd       abilities. Laotian –
n.                                                 wznn[w™agwIgeTIgbuk˚qnÏU™tIÆmI˚vamSamadVnkanevXafa
                                                   Sawzgkidwzncµkzd.




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                                        English / Laotian
English         Abbreviation Laotian               English / Laotian Definition

Locate,         LOC         swkHa,                 Efforts to find an NCP to serve a notice or collect child
Located,                    TJkswkHa,              support. Laotian –
Location
                            SATantIÆ               ˚vamfAYaYamtIÆcAswkHa NCP efJÆwcASqÆgVbEc™g
v.                                                 kanVH™HlJefJÆwcAekzbewqaeginl™WglUk.

Long-arm                    kqdbznYzdEKnYav        State law allows the authority to collect child support from
statute                                            a person living in another state. Laotian –
n.                                                 kqdHmaYKwgrzdwAnuYadVH™ecXaHn™atIÆtIÆcAekzbewqaegin
                                                   l™WglUkcakbuk˚qnÏU™tIÆwaSzYyUÆVnrzdwJÆn.

Medical         MAO         kansÆvYeHlJw           A DCS phrase for cases when the custodial parent
Assistance                  fAYabanetqÆanxn.       receives Medicaid (medical assistance) but does not
Only                                               receive public assistance money. Laotian –
adj.                                               SµnvnKwgÏAEnk DCS SµlzbSµnvnewkSanemJÆw
                                                   fBEmÆÏU™mI˚vam˚u™m˚wgRd™hzbemdIe˚d˙(kansÆvYeHlJw
                                                   fAYaban)E†ÆvÆabBRd™hzbeginsÆvYeHlJwSatarAnA.

Medical Child   MCSO        ˚µSzÆgwU™msUedzkn™wY   A court order issued by a jurisdiction or administrative
Support Order               d™ankanfAYaban         agency that provides medical support for a child.
n.                                                 Laotian – ˚µSzÆgcakSantIÆTJkehzdwwkmaodYwµnadSanHlJ
                                                   H™wgkanwµnadkanpqk˚wgsjÆgVH™kanwU™msUd™anfA
                                                   YabanSµlzbedzkn™wY.

Medical         MEO         kanbzg˚zbVH™mIkan      Refers to cases that DCS only enforces health insurance
enforcement                 fAYabanetqÆanxn        for custodial parents who receive MAO. Laotian –
only                                               w™agwIgeTIgSµnvnewkSantIÆÏAEnkDCS bzg˚zbVH™mI
adj.                                               pAkznfzYSuKAfabetqÆanxnSµlzbfBEmÆÏU™mI˚vam˚u™m˚wg
                                                   ÏU™Rd™hzb MAO.

Medical         MED         kanwU™msUfAYaban       The court ordered fixed dollar amount for health care
Support                                            costs or health insurance coverage for a child.
n.                                                 Laotian –
                                                   cµnvnegin†aYo†tIÆSanRd™SzÆgwwkmaSµlzb˚ÆapiÆnpqv
                                                   SuKAfabHlJkan˚u™mkznpAkznfzYSuKAfabSµlzbedzkn™wY.

Minus, less     -           lqbwwk,ludewqa         A deduction…4 minus 2 or (4-2), or stating a smaller
v.                                                 amount (it is less than…). Laotian –
                                                   kanHzkwwk... 4 lqbwwk  HlJ (4-),HlJbwkcµnvn
                                                   n™wYkvÆa(mzn†CkvÆa...).


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English           Abbreviation Laotian              English / Laotian Definition

Modification                  kanpAsumkÆWvkzb       An informal meeting where people with child support
conference                    kandzdEpg             cases meet with a DCS attorney called a Claims Officer
n.                                                  to talk about changing the amount of child support paid.
                                                    Laotian –
                                                    kanfqbkzntIÆbBepzntagkanbÆwntIÆbuk˚qnÏU™tIÆmISµnvn
                                                    eginl™WglUkcAfqbkznkzbtAnaY˚vamKwgÏAEnk
                                                    DCS ÏU™tIÆTJkew[nvÆafAnzkgantvgeginefJÆwcAevXa
                                                    lqmkÆWvkzbkanpÆWnEpgcµnvneginl™WglUktIÆTJkcÆaY.

Modification,     MOD         kandzdEpg,            To change or make different from the original.
Modified                      TJkdzdEpg             Laotian – tIÆcApÆWnEpgHlJehzdVH™E†k†ÆagcakSiÆgdxgedIm.
v.

Modification                  kankvdebiÆgkan        Refers to a Support Enforcement Officers (SEO) evalu-
review                        dzdEpg˚Jn             ation of DCS records and a CP’s or NCP’s earnings and
n.                                                  other information used to change child support of medical
                                                    support. Laotian –
                                                    w™agwIgeTIgkan†Ira˚apAemInÏqnebiÆgbzntjkKwgÏA
                                                    Enk DCS KwgfAnzkganbzg˚zbekzbeginl™WglUk(SEO)
                                                    ElAraYRd™Kwg CP HlJ NCP ElAraYlAwWdEnvwJÆn
                                                    tIÆTJkVs™efJÆwcApÆWnEpgeginl™WglUkKwgkanwU™msUfAYaban.

Month by Month    MXM         edJwn†BedJwn          A phrase used to describe a debt calculation that shows
adv.                                                payments and nonpayments every month from the
                                                    beginning of an order to pay child support. Laotian –
                                                    SµnvntIÆTJkVs™efJÆwcAbznrAYaYkan˚idRlÆHn[sjÆgcA
                                                    SAEdgVH™eHznkancÆaYeginElAkanbBcÆaYeginVn
                                                    tuk@edJwn†xgE†Æel[m†XnKwg˚µSzÆgVH™cÆaYeginl™WglUk.

Monthly Arrears   MAP         kancÆaYHn[bBRd™cÆaY   The least amount paid each month on an arrears debt.
Payment                       kaYÏÆanmapAcµedJwn    Laotian –
n.                                                  cµnvneginyÆagHn™wYtIÆTJkcÆaYE†ÆlAedJwnVSÆHn[egin
                                                    l™WglUkbBRd™cÆaYkaYÏÆanma.

Monthly Order     MOA         cµnvneginKwg          The total amount ordered of current child support and
Amount                        ˚µSzÆgpAcµedJwn       spousal support. Laotian –
n.                                                  cµnvnegintzgHmqdtIÆTJkSzÆgwwkmaSµlzbeginl™WglUk
                                                    ElAeginl™Wg˚UÆÏqvemzWpzdcubzn.



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English          Abbreviation Laotian                 English / Laotian Definition

National         NIS         ÏAEnkkankvd˚qn           The federal department that administers immigration to
Immigration                  eKXaemJwgEHÆgsad         the United States. Laotian –
Service                                               kqmKwgrzTbankagsjÆg˚vb˚umbMriHankankvd˚qneKXa
n.                                                    emJwgmaSUÆSAHarzdwAemrika.

National         NMSN        VbEc™gkanwU™msUd™an      A federal form used by DCS to tell an NCP to add Children
Medical                      fAYabanEHÆgsad           to a medical insurance policy. Laotian –
Support Notice                                        VbFwmKwgrzTbankagtIÆTJkVs™odYÏAEnk DCS efJÆw
n.                                                    cAbwk NCP VH™†JÆmlUkeKXaVSÆnAoYbaYpAkznfzYfAYaban.

Negotiate        NEG         RkÆekzÆW†qklqg           To talk to resolve a dispute.
v.                                                    Laotian – tIÆcAevXakznefJÆwEk™RKkanKzdEY™g.

Negotiated                   kan†qklqgtIÆRd™TJk       A mutual agreement between an NCP and a CLO setting
settlement                   ecrAca†qklqgkzn          a child support debt. Laotian –
n.                                                    kan†qklqgeHznf™wmhÆvmkznrAHvÆagNCP ElA CLO
                                                      kB†xgHn[eginl™WglUk.

Net income                   YwdraYRd™                Take home pay also called disposable earnings. The
n.                                                    money left after legal deductions are taken from pay.
                                                      Laotian –
                                                      egincÆaYewqaemJwehJwnsjÆgYzgTJkew[nwIkvÆaepznraYRd™
                                                      tIÆehzdvWkewqasjÆgcATJkVs™cÆaYRd™.eginYzgeHlJwHlzg
                                                      cakkanHzkewqawwk†amkqdHmaYRd™TJkewqaRpcak
                                                      egincÆaYVH™El™v.

Nonassistance                bBRd™hzbeginsÆvYeHlJw    The term used to identify a child support case when
n.                                                    the parties are not receiving public assistance (TANF).
                                                      Laotian – T™wY˚µtIÆTJkVs™efJÆwcAs[bwkewkSaneginl™WglUkVn
                                                      emJÆwtukƒÆaYbBRd™hzbeginsÆvYeHlJwSatarAnA(TANF).

Nonassistance                SµnvnewkSan/kan          DCS collection services for persons not getting public
case/services                bMrikantIÆbBRd™hzbegin   assistance money. Laotian –
n.
                             sÆvYeHlJw                kanbMrikanekzbewqaeginKwgÏAEnk DCS Sµlzbbuk
                                                      ˚qnÏU™tIÆbBRd™hzbeginsÆvYeHlJwSatarAnA.




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                                         English / Laotian
English          Abbreviation Laotian                   English / Laotian Definition

Noncompliance                kanbBpA†ibzd†am            An employer or union failure to: answer, send money, and
n.                                                      enroll children in medical insurance after legal service of a
                                                        notice. Laotian –
                                                        ˚vamÏidfadKwgnaYc™agHlJyUnWntIÆcA:†wb˚Jnma,
                                                        SqÆgegin,ElAcqdsJÆedzkn™wYeKXaVSÆVnpAkznfzYfAYaban
                                                        HlzgcakkanSqÆgVbEc™gkan†amkqdHmaYVH™El™v.

Noncooperation   NONCOOP     kanbBhÆvmmJnµ              A description of a CP’s status when he or she does not
n.                                                      give DCS information needed to enforce child support.
                                                        Laotian –
                                                        kanbznrAYaYSAfabKwg CP emJÆwevlaeKqaecXabBewqa
                                                        raYlAwWdtIƆ™wgkanVH™ÏAEnk DCS efJÆwcAbzg˚zb
                                                        Vs™kanekzbeginl™WglUk.

Noncourt         NCO         SiÆgtIÆbBRd™TJkSzÆgwwkma   Payment responsibilities not always listed in a court order
Ordered                      odYSan                     like day care. Laotian –
adj.                                                    ˚vamhzbÏidswbcÆaYeginbBRd™TJkbqÆg†lwdevlayUÆVn˚µ
                                                        SzÆgcakSaneszÆnvÆakanƒaklUk.

Noncustodial     NCP         fBEmÆÏU™bBmI˚vam           Noncustodial Parent (NCP) -The parent who does not
Parent                       ˚u™m˚wg                    live in the home with the child and has a responsibility to
n.                                                      pay support. NCPs are also referred to as nonresidential
                                                        parents, noncustodial parents, and responsible parents.
                                                        Laotian –
                                                        fBEmÆÏU™bBmI˚vam˚u™m˚wg (NCP) –fBEmÆÏU™bBRd™waSzYyUÆVn
                                                        ehJwnnµedzkn™wYElAmI˚vamhzbÏidswbtIÆcAcÆaYegin
                                                        l™WglUk.NCP YzgTJkew[nwIkvÆaepznfBEmÆÏU™bBwaSzYyUÆ,
                                                        fBEmÆÏU™bBmI˚vam˚u™m˚wg,ElAfBEmÆÏU™hzbÏidswb.


Non IV-D case                ewkSanbBEmÆnIV-D           DCS cases that are not regulated under the Social
n.                                                      Security Act: PSO, FCR, Unborn child, Employer Initiated,
                                                        noncompliance fines and Spousal Support only cases.
                                                        Laotian –
                                                        SµnvnewkSanKwgÏAEnk DCS tIÆbBRd™TJkkµnqdkqd
                                                        eknfaYR†™kqdHmaY Social Security Act: PSO, FCR,
                                                        lUkbBtznekIdetJÆw,el[m†XnodYnaYc™ag,kanpzbRHmSµ
                                                        lzbkanbBpA†ibzd†amElASµnvnewkSanwU™msUÏqvemzW
                                                        etqÆanxn.


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English          Abbreviation Laotian                 English / Laotian Definition

Nonresidential               fBEmÆÏU™bBRd™waSzY       The person not designated as the primary custodian.
parent                       yUÆVnehJwn               Referred to as the noncustodial parent. Laotian –
n.                                                    buk˚qnÏU™bBRd™TJkE†Æg†xgvÆaepznÏU™pqk˚wg†Xn†M.w™agwIg
                                                      eTIgvÆaepznfBEmÆÏU™bBmI˚vam˚u™m˚wg.

Nonsufficient    NSF         egintjntIÆbBmIegincÆaY   A banking determination when there is not enough money
Funds                        VH™fWgfM                 in a bank account to pay a check written against the
n.                                                    account.
                                                      Laotian – kan†qklqg˚vameHznKwgtAna˚anemJÆwevlabBmI
                                                      eginfWgfMyUÆVnbznsItAna˚anefJÆwcAcÆaYeszktIÆTJkKWnVSÆbznsI.

NonWage          NWEP        o˚gkanbzg˚zbVs™tIÆ       A DCS program that locates and seizes an NCP’s per-
Enforcement                  bBmIegin˚Æac™ag          sonal property for nonpayment of child support.
Program                                               Laotian – o˚gkanKwgÏAEnk DCStIÆswkHaElAYjdewqaszbSqm
n.                                                    bzdSÆvn†qvKwg NCP SµlzbkanbBcÆaYeginl™WglUk.

Not Applicable   N/A         bBkÆWvK™wgnµ             A term used when a fact or information does not fit a
                                                      specific situation. Laotian –
                                                      T™wY˚µtIÆTJkVs™emJÆwevlaKM�mUnHlJraYlAwWdbBSwd˚Æwg
                                                      nµSAfabkanwznecaAcqg.

Notice           N/A         VbEc™gkan                A letter with information that can be legally binding.
n.                                                    Laotian –
                                                      HnzgSJtIÆmIraYlAwWdsjÆgSamadTJkÏUkmzd†amkqdHmaY.

Notice and       NFPR        VbEc™gkanElAkan          A legally based letter telling a man that he is the father of
Finding of                   ˚XnfqbVn˚vamhzbÏid       a child based on DNA testing. Laotian –
Parental
                             swbKwgfBEmÆ              HnzgSJtIÆTJkwIg†amkqdHmaYbwkVH™ÏU™saYhU™vÆalavepzn
Responsibility
                             (DSHS 9-0)             fBKwgedzkn™wYwIg†amkankvdebiÆg DNA.
(DSHS 9-0)
n.

Notice and       NFFR        VbEc™gkanElAkan          A legally based letter telling a parent that he or she must
Finding of                   ˚XnfqbVn˚vamhzbÏid       pay child support. Laotian –
Financial
                             swbd™ankanegin           HnzgSJtIÆTJkwIg†amkqdHmaYbwkfBEmÆhU™vÆaeKqaecXa†™wg
Responsibility
                             (DSHS 09-5)            cÆaYeginl™WglUk.
(DSHS 09-5)
n.




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                                          English / Laotian
English            Abbreviation Laotian                English / Laotian Definition

Notice Of          NOA         VbEc™gkanKwg            A formal letter providing information about a hearing
Appearance                     kanmapakqd†qv           or conference board date, time and place. Laotian –
n.                                                     HnzgSJtagkantIÆewqaraYlAwWdVH™kÆWvkzbvzntI,evla,
                                                       ElASATantIÆKwgkanFzgerJÆwgHlJkanpAsumKwg˚AnA
                                                       kzmmAkan.

Object,            OBJ         ˚zd˚™an,                To oppose. To express a different opinion or position.
Objection                      kan˚zd˚™an              Laotian – tIÆcA†B†™an.tIÆcASAEdg˚vameHznHlJtÆatIE†k†Æag.
v.

Office of          OAH         H™wgkanFzgerJÆwgKwg     This office holds adjudicative proceedings and issues
Administrative                 wµnadkanpqk˚wg          initial decisions, final decisions and orders for DCS.
Hearings                                               Laotian – H™wgkanbÆwnn[czdtµkandµenInkantagSanElA
n.                                                     wwk˚µ†zdSinKxn†Xn,˚µ†zdSinSudt™aYElA˚µSzÆgSµlzb
                                                       ÏAEnk DCS.

Office of Admin-               H™wgkanKwgÏU™wµ         The office operates under the direction of the Chief Justice
istrator for the               nvYkanSµlzbSan          of Washington State supporting the statewide court
Courts n.                                              computer system providing: information, technical support,
                                                       education, and training for judicial officers, administrators,
                                                       managers and other court personnel. Laotian –
                                                       H™wgkandµenInganfaYR†™kans[nµKwgHqvHn™aSan
                                                       VHYÆKwgrzdvMsig†znsjÆgwU™msUrAbqb˚wmfIve†IKwgSan
                                                       tqÆvrzdtIÆcAewqaVH™:raYlAwWd,kanwU™msUtage†zknik,
                                                       kanSjkSa,ElAkanƒjkƒqnSµlzbecXaHn™atIÆSan,ÏU™wµ
                                                       nvYkan,ÏU™czdkanElAecXaHn™atIÆSanwJÆn@.

Office of          OCSE        H™wgkanbzg˚zbekzbegin   A U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Child Support                  l™WglUk(H™wgkanrzT      (DHHS) division that monitors state IV-D agencies.
Enforcement
                               bankag)                 Laotian – ÏAEnknjÆgKwgkqmwAnamzYElApAsaSqge˚aAKwg
(Federal                                               U.S. (DSHS) sjÆgkµkzbebiÆgH™wgkan IV-D Kwgrzd.
agency)
n.

Office of          OFR         H™wgkanekzbkU™          The DSHS office that collects public assistance overpay-
Financial                      ewqaegin˚Jn             ments. Laotian –
Recovery                                               H™wgkanKwgkqmDSHS tIÆcAekzbewqaegincÆaYekIn˚Jn
n.                                                     VnkansÆvYeHlJwSatarAnA.



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Office of        OSI         H™wgkanSJbSvnfieSd    The DSHS office that investigates public assistance fraud.
Special                                            Laotian –
Investigations                                     H™wgkanKwgkqm DSHS tIÆSJbSvnkanSM�okgVnkan
n.                                                 sÆvYeHlJwSatarAnA.

Office of        OSE         H™wgkanbzg˚zbkan      The DSHS office that collects child support. Now known
Support                      wU™msU                as the Division of Child Support (DCS). Laotian –
Enforcement                                        H™wgkanKwgkqm DSHS tIÆekzbewqaeginl™WglUk.dWvn[
n.                                                 epzntIÆhU™czkkznvÆaepznÏAEnkekzbeginl™WglUk (DCS).

Order to         OWD         ˚µSzÆgVH™kzkewqaRv™   The legal notice instructing an employer, bank or other
Withhold and                 ElASqÆg†B             entity to take money for child support from an employee’s
Deliver                                            account or asset. Laotian –
n.                                                 VbEc™gkan†amkqdHmaYtIÆs[nµbwkVH™naYc™ag,tAna
                                                   ˚anHlJbÆwnwJÆntIÆcAewqaeginSµlzbkanl™WglUkcakbznsI
                                                   HlJszbSqmbzdKwgfAnzkgan.

Order to         OWI         ˚µSzÆgVH™kzkewqa      The legal notice instructing an employer to take money for
Withhold                     raYRd™Rv™             child support from an employee’s pay check or earnings.
Income                                             Laotian – VbEc™gkan†amkqdHmaYtIÆs[nµbwkVH™naYc™agtIÆcA
n.                                                 ewqaeginSµlzbkanl™WglUkcakeszkebIkeginHlJraYRd™
                                                   tIÆehzdvWkewqaKwgfAnzkgan.

Overpayment      OP          egincÆaYekIn          The result of paying or being paid too much.
n.                                                 Laotian – ÏqnwwkmaKwgkancÆaYeginVH™HlJTJkcÆaYeginVH™
                                                   HlaYekInRp.

Parent                       fBEmÆ                 A person who establishes a parent-child relationship
n.                                                 including: birth, adoption, voluntary acknowledgement of
                                                   paternity. Laotian –
                                                   buk˚qnÏU™tIÆkB†xg˚vamSzmfznrAHvÆagfBEmÆ-lUklvmewqa:
                                                   kanekId,kanewqaRpepznlUkl™Wg,kanhzbhU™SaYelJwdfB
                                                   lUk†amSAmzkVc.

Parent-child                 ˚vamSzmfznrAHvÆag     The legal relationship between a parent and a child.
relationship                 fBEmÆ-lUk             Laotian – ˚vamSzmfzntagkqdHmaYrAHvÆagfBEmÆElAlUk.
n.




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Parenting Plan   PP          EÏnkanl™WglUk        An agreement between a child’s mother and father stating
n.                                                how the child is to be raised it also describes visitation
                                                  occurrences. Laotian –
                                                  kan†qklqgeHznf™wmrAHvÆagfBElAEmÆKwgedzkn™wYtIÆ
                                                  kÆavvÆaedzkn™wYcATJkl™WgVH™VHYÆRd™EnvVd.mznYzgcA
                                                  bznrAYaYkanekIdK{nVnkany™WmyamwIk.

Parties                      ƒÆaY                 Person’s involved in a legal proceeding…”parties to the
n.                                                court order.” Laotian –
                                                  ƒÆaYnjÆgKwgbuk˚qntIÆkÆWvfznnµkandµenInkantag
                                                  kqdHmaY†B˚µSzÆgKwgSan.

Past due                     kaYÏÆanma            A term used when a payment is not paid on or by the date
                                                  specified in a court or administrative order. Laotian –
                                                  T™wY˚µtIÆTJkVs™emJÆwkancÆaYeginbBRd™TJkcÆaYVnvzntIHlJ
                                                  kÆwnvzntItIÆTJkecaAcqgyUÆVn˚µSzÆgKwgSanHlJwµnad
                                                  kanpqk˚wg.

Paternity        PAT         SaYelJwdfBlUk        The fact of being a father. Laotian – ˚vamcigKwgkanepznfB
n.

Paternity                    kanhzbhU™Sa          A Department of Health form that allows a possible father
Acknowledge-                 YelJwdfBlUk.         and mother to voluntarily sign creating a presumption of
ment                                              paternity. Laotian –
n.                                                VbFwmKwgkqmSatarAnASuktIÆcAwAnuYadVH™fBElA
                                                  EmÆÏU™tIÆwadcAepznRpRd™tIÆcAesznsJÆodYSAmzkVckB†xg
                                                  kanhzbvÆaepznRpRd™KwgkanepznSaYelJwdfBEmÆlUk.

Paternity case   PAT         SµnvnSaYelJwdfBlUk   A child support case where the identity of the father is at
n.                                                issue for one or more children. Laotian –
                                                  Sµnvneginl™WglUksjÆgvÆasJÆSWghWgnamKwgfBEmÆn
                                                  YzgepznbznHayUÆSµlzbedzkn™wY˚qnnjÆgHlJHlaY˚qn.

Paternity                    SµnvnkankB†xg        A case set up to refer to the Prosecuting Attorney to
Establishment                SaYelJwdfBlUk        establish paternity. Laotian –
Case                                              SµnvntIÆTJkkB†xgK{nmaefJÆwcASqÆg†BRpHatAnaY˚vam
n.                                                ÏU™fifakSaefJÆwcAkB†xgSaYelJwdfBlUk.




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Paternity order               ˚µSzÆgSaYelJwdfBlUk    A court order entered to establish legal fatherhood.
n.                                                   Laotian –
                                                     ˚µSzÆgSantIÆTJkSzÆgwwkmaefJÆwcAkB†xgkanepznfBlUkkzn.

Paternity test                kankvdebiÆgSaYelJwd    A genetic test of blood, tissue or bodily fluids to exclude
n.                            fBlUk                  or identify a man as the father of a child. Laotian –
                                                     kankvdebiÆges{wSaYKwgelJwd,en{wHlJnDcakhÆagkaY
                                                     efJÆwcAYqkevxnwwkHlJs[bwk†qvÏU™saYvÆaepznfBKwgedzkn™wY.

Payee                         ÏU™wwksJÆebIkegin      The person named in a court order who is paid child
n.                                                   support. Laotian –
                                                     buk˚qnÏU™tIÆTJkbqÆgsJÆyUÆVn˚µSzÆgKwgSanÏU™tIÆeginl™WglUkRd™TJkcÆaYVH™.

Payer                         ÏU™cÆaYeginwwk         The person who makes child support payments…..NCP.
n.                                                   Laotian – buk˚qnÏU™tIÆtµkancÆaYeginl™WglUk... NCP.

Payment           PMT         kancÆaYegin            Money or other assets paid on account. Laotian –
                                                     eginHlJszbSqmbzdEnvwJÆntIÆTJkcÆaYwwkRpVSÆbznsI.

Payment           PSO         kanbMrikancÆaYegin     The phrase use to show that DCS is processing child
Services Only                 etqÆanxn               support payments but is not enforcing an order to collect
                                                     child support. Laotian –
                                                     SµnvnVs™efJÆwcASAEdgVH™eHznvÆaÏAEnkDCSkµ
                                                     lzgdµenInkanVnegincÆaY˚Æal™WglUkE†ÆvÆabBRd™bzg˚zb
                                                     Vs™˚µSzÆgVH™ekzbewqaeginl™WglUk.

Payroll           PDN         VbEc™gkanHzkegin       A DCS letter that explains state and federal child sup-
Deduction                     wwkcakbznsIcÆaYegin    port law and tells an employer to take money from an
Notice                                               employee’s pay for child support. Laotian –
                                                     HnzgSJKwgÏAEnk DCS sjÆgwAtibaYkqdHmaYeginl™Wg
                                                     lUkKwgKwgrzdElArzTbankagElAbwkVH™naYc™ag
                                                     tIÆcAewqaegincakeszkeginKwgfAnzkganSµlzbeginl™WglUk.

Per Month         PMPC        †BedJwn†Bedzk˚qnnjÆg   This phrase refers to the amount of money that is paid
Per Child                                            each month for each child. Laotian –
                                                     Sµnvnwznn[w™agwIgeTigcµnvnegintIÆTJkcÆaYwwkE†ÆlA
                                                     edJwnSµlzbedzkE†ÆlA˚qn.




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Personal          PS          kanbMrikanSÆvn†qv   This is a process of either using US post office certified
Service                                           restricted delivery mail or a company or Sheriff to deliver
n.                                                legal notices to noncustodial parents regarding child
                                                  support obligations. Laotian –
                                                  wznn[EmÆnkandµenInkanKwgkanVs™kanSqÆgHnzg
                                                  SJRpSAnIodYtagyxgyJncµkzdKwgkqmRpSAnI US HlJ
                                                  bMriSzdHlJecXaHn™atIƆµrvdefJÆwcASqÆgVbEc™gkantag
                                                  kqdHmaYVH™fBEmÆÏU™bBmI˚vam˚u™m˚wgkÆWvkzb˚vamhzb
                                                  ÏidswbVneginl™WglUk.

Physical Custo-               ÏU™pqk˚wghÆagkaY    A person who has physical custody of a child who can
dian                                              also be the custodial parent (CP). Laotian –
n.                                                buk˚qnÏU™tIÆmIkan˚u™m˚wghÆagkaYKwgedzkn™wYÏU™tIÆSa
                                                  madepznfBEmÆÏU™pqk˚wghÆagkaYRd™wIk˚Jkzn.

Plan Adminis-                 ÏU™bMriHanpqk˚wg    A person or entity designated to manage a health care
trator                        o˚gkan              plan. Laotian –
n.                                                buk˚qnHlJbÆwnVdbÆwnnjÆgtIÆTJkE†Æg†xgVH™czdkan˚vb˚um
                                                  o˚gkanpiÆnpqvSuKAfab.

Plus              +           bvk                 Added to. Increased by. Laotian – ef[mVSÆ.K{nodY.
prep.

Policy            POL         nAoYbaY             The procedures and processes based on state and federal
n.                                                laws and regulations written by DCS stating how paternity
                                                  establishment, medical enforcement and other child
                                                  support related programs. Laotian –
                                                  rAbWbElAvitIkantIÆTJkwIgVSÆkqdHmaYElAkqdbzg˚zb
                                                  KwgrzdElAKwgrzTbankagtIÆTJkKWnRv™odYÏAEnk
                                                  DCS sjÆgkÆavvÆakankB†xgSaYelJwdfBlUkRd™TJkehzdTJk
                                                  ehzdK{nmaEnvVd,kanbzg˚zbVs™bzdfAYabanElAo˚g
                                                  kantIÆkÆWvK™wgnµeginl™WglUkEnvwJÆn.

Post Office       PO          H™wgkanRpSAnI       The U.S. postal service. Laotian – ÏAEnkRpSAnIKwg U.S.
n.




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Prehearing                    kanpAsumkÆwn              An official proceeding scheduled and conducted by an ALJ
Conference                    kanFzgerJÆwg              in preparation for a hearing. Laotian –
n.                                                      kandµenInkantagkantIÆTJkHmaYnzdElAdµenIn
                                                        kanodY ALJ ˚qnnjÆgVnkan†Wmf™wmSµlzbkanFzgerJÆwg.

Prehearing                    kanfqbkznkÆwn             An informal voluntary meeting held before a prehearing
meeting                       kanFzgerJÆwg              conference or hearing. Laotian –
n.                                                      kanfqbkzn†amSAmzkVctIÆbBepzntagkansjÆgRd™TJkczd
                                                        K{nkÆwnkanpAsumkÆwnkanFzgerJÆwgHlJkanFzgerJÆwg.

Prepaid support               eginl™WglUktIÆTJk         A payment made voluntarily to pay future support on a
n.                            cÆaYlÆvgHn™a              case when no current support or arrears are due.
                                                        Laotian – kancÆaYegintIÆTJkehzd†amSAmzkVcefJÆwcAcÆaYegin
                                                        l™WglUkVnwAna˚qdVSÆVnSµnvn˚AdIemJÆwevlabBmIegin
                                                        l™WglUkpzdcubznHlJkaYÏÆanmatIƆ™wgcÆaYdWvn[.

Presumed                      fBÏU™tIÆhzbhU™vÆaepznfB   A man who is recognized as the father of a child until a
Father                                                  judicial proceeding rebuts or confirms paternity.
n.                                                      Laotian – ÏU™saYÏU™tIÆTJkhzbhU™vÆaepznfBKwgedzkn™wYcqnkvÆakan
                                                        dµenInkantagSancApA†ieSdHlJyJnyznSaYelJwdfBlUk.

Primary                       faSa†Xn†M                 A DSHS customers preferred language for conducting
language                                                business. Laotian –
n.                                                      faSatIÆmzktIÆSudKwglUk˚™aKwgkqm DSHS Sµlzbkandµ
                                                        enInvWkgan.

Prison                        ˚uk                       A place for confining people awaiting trial or for punish-
n.                                                      ment after trial and conviction. Laotian –
                                                        SATantIÆSµlzbkan˚umKzgbuk˚qnlMT™akanK{nSanHlJ
                                                        kanlqgotdHlzgcakkanK{nSanHlJkan†zdSin.

Probate                       VbfinzYkzm                A court procedure to decide the distribution of a deceased
n.                                                      person’s asset. Laotian –
                                                        rAbWbkantagSanefJÆwcA†zdSinkanEckyaYszbSqm
                                                        bzdKwgbuk˚qnÏU™tIÆeSzWsIvidRpEl™v.




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Pro Se                        opres                 A Latin term used to show that a person is representing
                                                    him or her self in a legal action. Laotian –
                                                    T™wY˚µfaSala†intIÆTJkVs™efJÆwcASAEdgvÆabuk˚qnnxn
                                                    cAepzn†qvEtnKwgeKqaecXaewgVnkankAtµtagkqdHmaY.

Prosecution,      PROS        kanfifakSa,           A county based attorney who represents DCS in legal
Prosecutor,                   ÏU™fifakSa,           proceedings. Laotian –
Prosecuting
                              tAnaY˚vam             tAnaY˚vamyUÆVnetSbanÏU™tIÆepzn†qvEtnVH™ÏAEnk
Attorney
                              ÏU™fifakSa            DCS VnkandµenInkantagkqdHmaY.
n.

Protection                    ˚µSzÆgp™wgkzn         A court order preventing one person from contacting or
Order                                               coming in contact with another often because of physical
n.                                                  abuse. Laotian –
                                                    ˚µSzÆgKwgSanp™wgkzn˚qnnjÆgcakkan†id†BHlJkanRp
                                                    HafqvfznnµwIk˚qnnjÆgSÆvnHlaYEl™vEmÆnkankqdKIÆKqÆm
                                                    eHzgtaghÆagkaY.

Public            PA          kansÆvYeHlJw          Government funded programs that serve persons in need
Assistance                    SatarAnA              like food stamps, cash grants and Medicaid.
n.                                                  Laotian – o˚gkantIÆRd™egintjnmacakrzTbansjÆghzbVs™buk˚qntIÆ
                                                    †™wgkaneszÆnvÆaFUdSAE†m,eginsÆvYeHlJwElAemdIe˚d.

Public            PDC         ÏU™pASangankanepId    DCS staff authorized to make public disclosure decision.
Disclosure                    eÏIYVH™SatarAnA       Laotian –
Coordinator                                         fAnzkganKwgÏAEnk DCS tIÆTJkwAnuYadVH™tµkan
n.                                                  †zdSinVcVnkanepIdeÏIYraYlAwWdVH™SatarAnA.

Qualified Child               edzkn™wYÏU™tIÆmISid   A minor child who is disabled and eligible for child support.
n.                                                  Laotian – edzkn™wY†CkvÆakASWnÏU™tIÆeSzWwqg˚AElAmISidRd™hzb
                                                    eginl™WglUk.

Qualified         QDRO        ˚µSzÆgkÆWvfznnµ˚qn    A court order that allows the ERISA plan administrator to
Domestic                      wJÆntIÆmIegjÆwnRK     make benefit payments to someone other than the retiree.
Relations Order                                     Laotian –
n.                                                  ˚µSzÆgKwgSantIÆwAnuYadVH™ÏU™bMriHano˚gkanERISA
                                                    tIÆcAtµkancÆaYeginSvzddIkanVH™˚qnVd˚qnnjÆgnwkcak
                                                    ÏU™kinebxWbµnan.



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Qualified                       ˚µSzÆgwU™msUl™WglUkd™an   A medical child support order that contains the name and
Medical Child                   fAYabantIÆmIegJÆwnRK      last known mailing address of the NCP and other children,
Support Order                                             or the name and mailing address of a State or local official
n.                                                        as the child’s mailing address and a description of the type
                                                          and time designate. Laotian –
                                                          ˚µSzÆgwU™msUl™WglUkd™anfAYabantIÆbzncusJÆElAtIÆyUÆRp
                                                          SAnItIÆhU™czkSudt™aYHmUÆKwg NCP ElAlUk˚qnwJÆn,HlJsJÆ
                                                          ElAtIÆyUÆRpSAnIKwgecXaHn™atIÆKwgrzdHlJt™wgTiÆnsjÆgepzn
                                                          tIÆyUÆRpSAnIKwgedzkn™wYElAkanbznrAYaYKwgsAnid
                                                          ElAkanE†Æg†xgevla.

Question            ?           ˚µTam                     To ask for information. Laotian – tIÆcATamewqaraYlAwWd.
v.

Reasonable                      ˚vamfAYaYameHmaA          DCS action taken to find noncustodial parents.
efforts to locate               SqmtIÆcAswkHa†qv          Laotian – kankAtµKwgÏAEnkDCS tIÆRd™TJkehzdefJÆwcAswk
n.                                                        HafBEmÆÏU™bBmI˚vam˚u™m˚wg.

Receivable                      eginhzbewqatIÆYzg†idyUÆ   A term used to describe a debt created when DCS has to
n.                                                        remove a payment from a case that was sent to a payee
                                                          or other state because the payer’s check was not honored
                                                          by the bank. Laotian –
                                                          T™wY˚µtIÆTJkVs™efJÆwcAbznrAYaYHn[tIÆTJkRd™ekIdK{nemJÆw
                                                          ÏAEnk DCS †™wgRd™ewqakancÆaYeginwwkcakSµnvn
                                                          ewkSansjÆgTJkSqÆgRpHaÏU™wwksJÆcÆaYVH™HlJrzdwJÆnY™wnvÆa
                                                          eszkKwgÏU™cÆaYeginbBRd™TJkhzbcÆaYeginVH™odYtAna˚an.

Receipt             REC         Vblzb                     A document that shows or proves something was
n.                                                        delivered or received. Sometimes it requires a signature
                                                          like a certified restricted delivery letter. Laotian –
                                                          ewkSantIÆSAEdgVH™eHznHlJfiSUdvÆaSiÆgVdSiÆgnjÆgRd™TJk
                                                          SqÆgVH™El™vHlJRd™TJkhzbewqa.bagetJÆwmzn†™wgVH™mIlaY
                                                          eszneszÆnvÆaHnzgSJkanSqÆgyxgyJncµkzd.

Receive,            RECD        hzbewqa,                  The act of taking in or getting something.
Received                        Rd™hzbEl™v                Laotian – kankAtµKwgkanewqaeKXamaHlJRd™SiÆgVdSiÆgnJÆg.
v.




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Reciprocal        RECIP       y™wneTIgsjÆgkznElAkzn   Refers to two sides (like two states or two countries or a
adj.                                                  state and a country) taking actions on a mutual issue like
                                                      child support. Laotian –
                                                      w™agwIgeTIgSwgƒÆaY(eszÆnvÆaSwgrzdHlJSwgpAetd
                                                      HlJrzdnjÆgElApAetdnjÆg)tIÆdµenInkankAtµVSÆbzn
                                                      HawzndWvkzntzgSwgƒÆaYeszÆnvÆaeginl™WglUk.

Referral,         REF         kanSqÆg†B,              A packet of forms completed by a CP when receiving
Reference                     kanwIgVSÆ               public assistance. The packet is sent to DCS to set up a
n.                                                    child support case. Laotian –
                                                      sudFwmtIÆTJkKWnpAkwbodY CP emJÆwkµlzgRd™hzbegin
                                                      sÆvYeHlJwSatarAnA.Fwmsudn[Rd™TJkSqÆgRpHaÏAEnk
                                                      DCS efJÆwcAkB†xgSµnvnewkSaneginl™WglUkK{n.

Refund,                       eginSqÆg˚Jn,            Money that is returned to a payer.
Refunding                     kanSqÆgegin˚Jn          Laotian – egintIÆTJkSqÆgkzb˚JnRpHaÏU™cÆaYegin.
n.

Register                      lqgtAbWn                To record or file a child support order or judgment
v.                                                    determining parentage. Laotian –
                                                      tIÆcAbzntjkHlJYJÆn˚µSzÆgcÆaYeginl™WglUkHlJ˚µ†zdSintIÆ
                                                      bqÆgbwkkanl™WglUk.

Registered                    †qvEtntIÆTJklqgtAbWn    For DCS purposes, a Washington State business legally
agent                                                 registered to act for an out-of-state business.
n.                                                    Laotian – SµlzbcudpASqgKwgÏAEnk DCS,kickan˚™aKwgrzd
                                                      vMsig†zntIÆRd™cqdsJÆlqgtAbWnTJk†™wg†amkqdHmaYtIÆcA
                                                      pA†ibzdkanVH™kcikan˚™ayUÆnwkrzd.

Registering                   SanYu†itzm              The court where the child support order is registered.
tribunal                      bÆwnlqgtAbWn            Laotian – SanbÆwntIÆ˚µSzÆgcÆaYeginl™WglUkRd™TJkklqgtAbWn.
n.

Registration of               kancqdsJÆlqgtAbWnKwg    Filing a court order in another state’s court system
court orders                  ˚µSzÆgKwgSan            allowing enforcement of the order in the other state.
v.                                                    Laotian – kanYJÆn˚µSzÆgKwgSanyUÆVnrAbqbSanKwgrzdwJÆnwAnu
                                                      YadVH™mIkanbzg˚zbVs™˚µSzÆgyUÆVnrzdwJÆn.




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Reimburse,         REIMB       cÆaYegin˚Jn,          To pay back for money spent.
Reimbursement                  kancÆaYegin˚Jn        Laotian – tIÆcAcÆaY˚JnSµlzbegintIÆTJkcÆaYwwkRp.
v.

Relative           REL         fIÆn™wg               Kinship, a blood relative like an aunt, uncle, grandparent.
n.                                                   Laotian –
                                                     kanepznYadkzn,fIÆn™wgSaYelJwddWvkzneszÆnvÆap™a,
                                                     lUg,fBeTXaEmÆeTXa.

Relative                       kanczdVH™yUÆnµ        This occurs when a child is placed in the home of a
placement                      YadfIÆn™wg            relative. Laotian –
n.                                                   wznn[ekIdK{nemJÆwedzkn™wYRd™TJkczdVSÆVH™yUÆVnehJwnKwg
                                                     YadfIÆn™wg.

Relinquish                     Ywmcµnqn              The voluntary surrender of custody of a child to a depart-
v.                                                   ment, agency or prospective adoptive parents.
                                                     Laotian –
                                                     kanYwmEf™†amSAmzkVcVn˚vam˚u™m˚wgKwgedzkn™wY
                                                     VH™kqm,H™wgkanHlJfBl™WgEmÆl™WgtIÆ˚adHmaYRv™.

Report             RPT         laYgan                To relate or tell about orally or in writing. Laotian –
v.                                                   tIÆcASqÆgKÆavHlJbwkVH™hU™tagpakepqÆaHlJtagHnzgSJ.

Representative     REP         ÏU™†agHn™a            A delegate or agent for another person.
n.                                                   Laotian – ÏU™EtnHlJ†qvEtnSµlzb˚qnwJÆn.

Residence,         RES         bÆwnyUÆwaSzY,         To live in a place. Laotian – tIÆcAyUÆbÆwnnjÆg.
Resides                        waSzYyUÆ
n., v.

Residential care               kanebiÆgEYgdUEl       Foster care, either state or federally funded. Laotian –
n.                             yUÆb™anehJwn          kanl™WgedzkkCf™a,bBvÆacARd™egintjnmacakrzdHlJ
                                                     rzTbankag.

Residential                    ÏU™pqk˚wgyUÆehJwn     An adult who lives with the child. Also called physical
custodian                                            custodian or custodial parent (CP). Laotian –
n.                                                   ÏU™VHYÆÏU™waSzYyUÆnµedzkn™wY.YzgTJkew[nwIkvÆaEmÆn
                                                     ÏU™pqk˚wghÆagkaYHlJfBEmÆÏU™mI˚vam˚u™m˚wg(CP).



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Residential                  fBEmÆyUÆehJwn             The parent the child lives with the majority of the time or
parent                                                 custodial parent (CP).
n.                                                     Laotian – fBEmÆÏU™waSzYyUÆnµedzkn™wYVnSÆvnVHYÆKwgevlaHlJ
                                                       fBEmÆÏU™mI˚vam˚u™m˚wg(CP).

Respond/         RESP        †wbma,                    To reply or answer. Laotian – tIÆcAVH™˚µ†wbHlJ†wbma.
Responding                   kµlzg†wbma,
v.
                             hzbÏidswb
Responsible

Responding       RJ          wµnadSan†wbma             The state or jurisdiction acting on behalf of another state
Jurisdiction                                           to enforce child support. Laotian –
n.                                                     rzdHlJwµnadSantIÆpA†ibzdHn™atIÆVnnamKwgrzdwJÆn
                                                       efJÆwcAbzg˚zbVH™ekzbewqaeginl™WglUk.

Responding       RS          rzd†wbma                  The state action for another state enforcing child support.
State                                                  Laotian –
n.                                                     kankAtµKwgrzdSµlzbrzdwJÆnbzg˚zbVH™ekzbewqaeginl™WglUk.

Responsible                  fBEmÆÏU™hzbÏidswb         The parent who pays child support also called the noncus-
parent                                                 todial parent (NCP). Laotian –
n.                                                     fBEmÆÏU™cÆaYeginl™WglUkYzgTJkew[nwIk˚JkznvÆaepznfBEmÆ
                                                       ÏU™bBmI˚vam˚u™m˚wg(NCP).

Restricted       RES         cµkzd                     Limited. Laotian – mIKwbeKd.
adj.

Retained                     eginl™WglUktIÆTJkkzkRv™   A debt owed to DCS by anyone other than the NCP.
Support                                                Laotian –
n.                                                     Hn[tIÆYzg†idÏAEnk DCS yUÆodY˚qnVd˚qnnjÆgnwkcakNCP.

Return Receipt   RR          VblzbSqÆg˚Jn              DCS uses this term to refer to post office documents
n.                                                     showing an NCP signature and proving the NCP received
                                                       a specific notice. Laotian –
                                                       ÏAEnkDCS Vs™T™wY˚µn[efJÆwcAw™agwIgeTigewkSan
                                                       KwgkqmRpSAnISAEdgVH™eHznlaYesznKwg NCP ElAfi
                                                       SUdvÆa NCP Rd™hzbVbEc™gkanVbecaAcqgEl™v.




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Review            REV         kvdebiÆg˚Jn            To study or examine. DCS reviews information to see if
v.                                                   child support can be changed or modified. Laotian –
                                                     efJÆwcASjkSaHlJkvdebiÆg.ÏAEnk DCS kvdebiÆgraYlA
                                                     wWd˚JnefJÆwcAebiÆgvÆaeginl™WglUkSamadTJkpÆWnEpgHlJ
                                                     dzdEpgRd™HlJbB.

Revised Code      RCW         kqdHmaYdzdEpgKwg       Washington State Laws (statutes).
of Washington                 rzdvMsig†zn            Laotian – kqdHmaY(kqdbznYzd)KwgrzdvMsig†zn.
n.

Rule                          kqdrAbWb               A state regulation. Rules are found in the Washington
n.                                                   Administrative Code (WAC). Laotian –
                                                     kqdeknKwgrzd.kqdrAbWbcATJkfqbeHznyUÆVnkqdHmaY
                                                     pqk˚wgrzdvMsig†zn(WAC).

Satisfaction of               kanfMVcVn˚µ†zdSin      Payment in full of a court-ordered child support obligation
judgment                                             or a determination that the debt is no longer enforceable.
n.                                                   Laotian –
                                                     kancÆaYegine†zmKwg˚vamhzbÏidswbVneginl™WglUktIÆ
                                                     TJkSzÆgwwkmaodYSanHlJkaneHznf™wmEnÆnwnvÆaHn[
                                                     wznn[bBSamadTJkbzg˚zbVH™ekzbewqaeginRd™†BRpRd™wIk.

Separate,         SEP         EYktag,                To part. To stop living together as husband and wife.
Separation                    kanEYkwwkcakkzn        Laotian –
v., n.                                               tIÆcAHnIRp.tIÆcAyudyUÆnµkznVnTanAepznÏqvElAemzWkzn.

Service                       SqÆgVH™                The act of delivering a court order or other legal papers.
v.                                                   Laotian – kankAtµKwgkanSqÆgVb˚µSzÆgcakSanHlJecxWkqd
                                                     HmaYwJÆn@.

Services                      kanbMrikan             Work done for others. Doing work for the public for the
n.                                                   good of children. Laotian –
                                                     vWkehzdVH™Sµlzb˚qnwJÆn.kanehzdvWkSµlzbSatarA
                                                     nAsqnefJÆwepznkandISµlzbedzkn™wY.

Signature         SIG         laYeszn                A unique mark. The act of writing one’s name.
n.                                                   Laotian –
                                                     e˚JÆwgHmaYtIÆbBmIwznwJÆn˚J.kankAtµKwgkanKWnsJÆKwg˚qnnjÆg.



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Silent order                  ˚µSzÆgmidgWb             A court order that does not mention child support.
n.                                                     Laotian – ˚µSzÆgcakSantIÆbBRd™kÆaveTigeginl™WglUk.

Six-day rule                  kqdrAbWbHqkSibvzn        The legal time frame DCS is required to establish a public
n.                                                     assistance case debt. Laotian –
                                                       KwbeKdevla†amkqdHmaYtIÆÏAEnk DCSkµnqdefJÆw
                                                       cAkB†xgHn[KwgSµnvneginsÆvYeHlJwSatarAnA.

Social Security   SSA         ÏAEnkpqk˚wg              The branch of the US federal government that collects
Administration                ˚vamHmxn˚qgSzg˚qm        and distributes benefits to retirees and disabled persons.
n.                                                     Laotian – SaKanjÆgKwgrzTbankag US tIÆekzbewqaElAEckyaY
                                                       eginSvzddIkanVH™EkÆÏU™wwkkinebxWbµnanElA˚qneSzWwqg˚A.

Social Security   SSN         elk˚vamHmxn˚qgSzg        The unique number assigned to US citizens allowing them
Number                        ˚qm                      to take part in SSA benefits. Laotian –
n.                                                     elktIÆbB˚JkznkzbVÏtIÆTJkE†Æg†xgVH™EkÆ˚qnSznsad US
                                                       wAnuYadVH™eKqaecXatIÆcAmISÆvneKXahÆvmVneginSvzddI
                                                       kan SSA.

Spousal                       ˚µSzÆgwU™msU˚UÆÏqvemzW   A support order for a spouse or former spouse of the
support order                                          obligor (NCP). Laotian –
n.                                                     ˚µSzÆgcÆaYeginl™WgdUSµlzbÏqvemzWHlJÏqvemzW˚qnkÆwn
                                                       KwgÏU™hzbÏidswb†™wgcÆaY.

Standard                      kan˚idRlÆma†Tan          The amount of child support owed based on the Washing-
calculation                                            ton State Child Support Schedule. This amount does not
n.                                                     include any other credits allowed for other children in the
                                                       household or other reasons for deviation.
                                                       Laotian –
                                                       cµnvneginKwgeginl™WglUktIÆYzg†idHn[yUÆodYwIg†am†a
                                                       †lageginl™WglUkKwgrzdvMsig†zn.egincµnvnn[bBRd™lvm
                                                       ewqaegine˚rdidwJÆn@EnvVdEnvnjÆgtIÆTJkwAnuYadVH™Sµ
                                                       lzblUk˚qnwJÆnyUÆVn˚wb˚qvHlJeHdÏqnEnvwJÆnSµlzbkan
                                                       E†k†ÆagcaktzmmAda.

State Of          SOC         rzdKwgkan†xgt™wg         The state in the US where a child is conceived.
Conception                    epzn†qvlUkn™wY           Laotian – rzdyUÆVn US bÆwntIÆlUkn™wYRd™epzn†qnepzno†K{nma.
n.




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State Office      SO          H™wgkanKwgrzd        The headquarters or an agencies central office.
n.                                                 Laotian – SµnzkganVHYÆHlJH™wgkanSUnkagKwgwqgkan.

State Parent      SPLS        ÏAEnkswkHafBEmÆ      The centralized locate unit in an IV-D agency. The unit
Locator Service               Kwgrzd               searches for noncustodial parents and their assets.
n.                                                 Laotian – HnÆvYswkHafBEmÆhvmSUnkagyUÆVnwqgkan IV-D.
                                                   HnÆvYn[cAswkHafBEmÆÏU™bBmI˚vam˚u™m˚wgElAszbSqm
                                                   bzdKwgeKqaecXa.

Statement         STMT        VbEc™gkan            A financial record showing the amount of money due
n.                                                 (needed to be paid). Laotian –
                                                   bzntjkkanegintIÆSAEdgVH™eHzncµnvnegintIÆbBtznRd™
                                                   cÆaYetJÆw(†™wgRd™cÆaY).

Statute Of        SOL         kqdbznYzdKwgKwbeKd   The legal period of time DCS can collect a child support
Limitations                   evla                 debt. Laotian –
n.                                                 rAYAevla†amkqdHmaYtIÆÏAEnk DCS Samadekzb
                                                   ewqaHn[eginl™WglUk.

Stay                          yUÆ                  To stop or halt or postpone a legal action.
v.                                                 Laotian – tIÆcAyudHlJocAHlJeY{wnkamkAtµ†amkqdHmaY.

Stipulated,       STIP        TJk†qklqgkzn,        An agreement between the NCP, CP and DCS that
Stipulation                   kan†qklqgkzn         there is a good cause (reason) for either late hearing
n.                                                 or for vacating a default support order. Laotian –
                                                   kan†qklqgeHznf™wmrAHvÆag NCP, CP ElAÏAEnk
                                                   DCS vÆamznmISaeHdtIÆdI(eHdÏqn)SµlzbkanFzgerJÆwg
                                                   s™aHlJSµlzbkanelIklXm˚µSzÆgcÆaYeginl™WglUktIÆbBehzd
                                                   †amHmaYnzd.

Stored Value                  bzdmIra˚a†amtIÆTJk   A DCS Card or Visa Card. Child support payments are
Card                          ekzbRv™VH™           electronically put on the card instead of issuing checks for
n.                                                 child support payments. Laotian –
                                                   bzdKwgÏAEnk DCS HlJbzd Visa. kancÆaYeginl™WglUk
                                                   Rd™TJkSqÆgeKXaVSÆVnbzdodYtagewelko†rnikEtntIÆvÆa
                                                   cAebIkeszkwwkVH™SµlzbkancÆaYeginl™WglUk.




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Subro only                   ehzdEtnetqÆanxn      A DCS case that does not enforce child support but
                                                  collects money owed to Washington State. Laotian –
                                                  SµnvnewkSanKwgÏAEnk DCS tIÆbBbzg˚zbekzbegin
                                                  l™WglUkE†ÆvÆaekzbewqaegintIÆYzg†idHn[rzdvMsig†znyUÆ.

Subrogated       SUBRO       Hn[EtnVH™˚qnwJÆn     The substitution of one person in place of another person
debt                                              in a legal claim. DCS sets up these cases to collect child
n.                                                support arrears debt assigned to DSHS.
                                                  Laotian –
                                                  kanehzdEtnKwg˚qnnjÆgVSÆEtnbÆwnKwgwIk˚qnnjÆgyUÆ
                                                  Vnkantvg†amkqdHmaY.ÏAEnkDCS kB†xgSµ
                                                  nvnewkSaneHlqÆan[efJÆwcAekzbHn[eginl™WglUkbBRd™cÆaY
                                                  kaYÏÆanmatIÆTJkE†Æg†xgVH™EkÆkqmDSHS.

Suggest,         SUG         EnAnµ,               To hint or refer to something indirectly. Laotian –
Suggested                    TJkEnAnµ             tIÆcAbwkEnv˚idHlJw™agwIgeTigEnvVdEnvnjÆgodYtagw™wm.
v.

Sum-certain                  cµnvn-EnÆnwn         A specific amount of money.
n.                                                Laotian – cµnvneginwznecaAcqg

Superior court   SUP         SanSUgSud            A court of general jurisdiction in the US, above municipal
n.                                                courts and below higher courts of appeal. Laotian –
                                                  SanKwgwµnadSantqÆvRpyUÆVnUS,SUgkvÆaSanpAcµ
                                                  etSbanElA†CkvÆaSanwutwnKxnSUg.

Supplemental     SSI         raYRd™˚vamHnxn˚qg    An SSA benefit program for persons who qualify. Often
Security                     ef[me†Im             these persons have a physical or mental disability.
Income                                            Laotian –
n.                                                o˚gkansÆvYeHlJweginSSA Sµlzbbuk˚qnÏU™tIÆmISidRd™hzb.
                                                  SÆvnHlaYEl™vbuk˚qneHlqÆan[mI˚vameSzWwqg˚AtaghÆag
                                                  kaYHlJcidVc.

Support debt                 Hn[eginl™WglUk       The amount of past due child support owed on a case.
n.                                                Also called arrears. Laotian –
                                                  cµnvneginKwgeginl™WglUktIÆbBRd™cÆaYkaYÏÆanmatIÆYzg
                                                  †idHn[yUÆVnSµnvnewkSan.YzgTJkew[nwIkvÆaEmÆnHn[bB
                                                  Rd™cÆaYkaYÏÆanma.



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Support                     H™wgkanbzg˚zb           A state or public agency that enforces child support orders
enforcement                 ekzbeginl™WglUk         and laws (DCS). Laotian –
agency                                              H™wgkanKwgrzdHlJSatarAnAtIÆbzg˚zbVs™˚µSzÆgcÆaY
n.                                                  ElAkqdHmaYeginl™WglUk(DCS).

Support         SEDS        rAbqbEckyaYkan          The computer system used to manage DCS cases.
Enforcement                 bzg˚zbekzbeginl™WglUk   Laotian –
Disbursement                                        rAbqb˚wmfIve†ItIÆTJkVs™efJÆwcA˚vb˚umSµnvnewkSan
System                                              KwgÏAEnkDCS.
n.

Support         SEO         fAnzkganbzg˚zbekzb      The DCS staff person assigned to managed and enforce
Enforcement                 eginl™WglUk             child support cases. Laotian –
Officer                                             fAnzkganKwgÏAEnkDCS tIÆTJkE†Æg†xgVH™kµkzb
n.                                                  ˚vb˚umElAbzg˚zbSµnvnewkSaneginl™WglUk.

Support order               ˚µSzÆgcÆaYeginl™WglUk   A legal document establishing child support amounts
n.                                                  either by court or administrative orders. Laotian –
                                                    ewkSantagkqdHmaYtIÆkB†xgcµnvneginl™WglUkbBvÆa
                                                    odYSanHlJ˚µSzÆgcakwµnadkanpqk˚wg.

Support                     eginSqÆg†B˚Æal™WglUk    The amount of money court or administrative orders
Transfer                                            require one parent to pay the other parent or custodial for
Payment                                             child support. Laotian –
n.                                                  cµnvnegintIÆSanHlJ˚µSzÆgcakwµnadkanpqk˚wgbqÆg
                                                    VH™fBEmÆ˚qnnjÆgtIÆcAcÆaYVH™fBEmÆwIk˚qnnjÆgHlJÏU™pqk˚wg
                                                    Sµlzbeginl™WglUk.

Suspend,        SUSP        ocARv™,kanocARv™        An account used to record payments temporarily when
Suspense                                            there is a question about how to apply a payment.
n.                                                  Laotian – bznsItIÆTJkVs™efJÆwcAbzntjkkancÆaYeginodYsqÆv˚avemJÆw
                                                    mznmI˚µTamkÆWvkzbvÆacAVs™egincÆaYmaEnvVd.

Swab                        ElkpÆWn                 A small piece of cotton attached to the end of a stick used
n.                                                  for collecting a sample of a man’s saliva. The saliva is
                                                    tested of DNA to determine paternity.
                                                    Laotian – Ywgƒ™aYwznn™wY@tIƆidyUÆSXnKwgRm™tIÆTJkVs™Sµlzbkan
                                                    ekzbewqa†qvyÆagKwgnDlaYKwgÏU™saY.nDlaYRd™TJkkvd
                                                    ebiÆg DNA efJÆwcA†zdSinSaYelJwdfBlUk.


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Telephone         TDY         rAbqbotrASzbSµlzb     A system that allows persons who cannot hear to com-
system for deaf               ˚qnHUHnvk             municate using a telephone. Laotian –
n.                                                  rAbqbtIÆwAnuYadVH™buk˚qnÏU™tIÆbBSamadRd™YintIÆcA†id†B
                                                    kznodYkanVs™otrASzb.

Temporary,        TEMP        sqÆv˚av,              In place for a short or limited time period.
Temporarily                   odYsqÆv˚av            Laotian – yUÆVnSATantIÆSµlzbrAYAevlawznSxn@HlJcµkzd.
adv.

Temporary         TANF        kansÆvYeHlJwsqÆv˚av   Money payments, and care for dependent children and
assistance for                Sµlzb˚wb˚qvKzdSqn     needy parents or a relative they live with. Laotian –
needy families                                      kancÆaYegin,ElAkanebiÆgEYgdUElSµlzbedzkn™wY
n.                                                  HvzgefiÆgElAfBEmÆHlJfIÆn™wgÏU™tIƆ™wgkanegintIÆeKqa
                                                    ecXawaSzYyUÆnµ.

Temporary                     ˚µSzÆgcakSansqÆv˚av   A legal document entered pending the final court order.
court order                                         Laotian – ewkSantagkqdHmaYtIÆTJkSzÆgwwkmaVnKAnAlMT™a
n.                                                  ˚µSzÆgSudKadcakSan.

Temporary                     EÏnkanl™WglUk         A short term plan put into place until the divorce decree
parenting plan                sqÆv˚av               is final. These plans tell which parent will live with the
n.                                                  children and how the children will be raised. Laotian –
                                                    EÏnkanrAYASxntIÆTJkewqawwkmaVs™cqnkvÆavÆaVbyÆa
                                                    h™agcAepznSudKad.EÏnkanwznn[cAbwkvÆafBEmÆ˚qnVd
                                                    cAyUÆnµlUkElAlUkcATJkl™WgVH™VHYÆRd™EnvVd.

Termination       TERM        kan†zd                The act of stopping or ending. Termination of child
n.                                                  support means child support payment stop. Laotian –
                                                    kankAtµKwgkanyudHlJcqblqg.kan†zdVneginl™WglUk
                                                    HmaYeTIgkanyudcÆaYeginl™WglUk.

Termination of                kanyudkanbMrikan      Refers to when DCS closes and stops working on a child
services                                            support case. Laotian –
adv.                                                w™agwIgeTIgemJÆwevlaÏAEnk DCS pidHlJyudehzdvWk
                                                    VnSµnvnewkSaneginl™WglUk.

Title IV-A                    ma†ra IV-A            Refers to the Social Security Act under Title XX.
n.                                                  Laotian – w™agwIgeTIgkqdHmaY˚vamHmxn˚qgSzg˚qmfaYR†™
                                                    ma†raXX.


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Title IV-A                     H™wgkanma†raIV-A      The office in DSHS that manages the TANF program
agency                                               administering cash, medical and food assistance in
n.                                                   Washington State. Laotian –
                                                     H™wgkanyUÆVnkqm DSHS tIÆkµkzbnµo˚gkan TANF
                                                     sjÆg˚vb˚umkansÆvYeHlJwegin,fAYabanElAwaHan
                                                     yUÆVnrzdvMsig†zn.

Title IV-D                     H™wgkanma†ra IV-D     DCS is the agency administering the federal child support
agency                                               program also called WSSR for the Washington state
n.                                                   support registry. Laotian –
                                                     ÏAEnk DCS EmÆnH™wgkantIÆ˚vb˚umo˚gkanegin
                                                     l™WglUkKwgrzTbankagsjÆgYzgTJkew[nwIkvÆaepzn WSSR
                                                     SµlzbtAbWneginl™WglUkKwgrzdvMsig†zn.

Title IV-D case                Sµnvnma†ra IV-D       A DCS case providing child support enforcement services.
n.                                                   Laotian –
                                                     SµnvnewkSanKwgÏAEnk DCS sjÆgewqakanbMrikan
                                                     bzg˚zbeginl™WglUkVH™.

Title IV-E case                Sµnvnma†ra IV-E       A foster care case. Laotian –
n.                                                   SµnvnewkSankanl™WgdUedzkkCf™a.

Toll                           yudkÆwn               A legal term meaning to stop temporarily. Laotian –
v.                                                   T™wY˚µtagkqdHmaYsjÆgmI˚vamHmaYvÆatIÆcAyudRv™sqÆv˚av.

Total obligation   XFER        kanhzbÏidswbtzgHmqd   The entire child support amount ordered and owed on
n.                                                   a case before deducting credits or applying payments.
                                                     Laotian –
                                                     cµnvneginl™WglUktzgHmqdtIÆTJkSzÆgwwkmaHlJYzg†idHn[
                                                     yUÆVnSµnvnewkSankÆwnkanHzkewqae˚rdidwwkHlJ
                                                     kan˚idRlÆegincÆaYeKXaVSÆ.

Transfer                       own                   To shift or move from one place to another. Laotian –
v.                                                   tIÆcAe˚JÆwntIÆHlJY™aYwwkcakbÆwnnjÆgRpHabÆwnnjÆg.

Tribal Liaison     TL          kan†id†BsqneÏqÆa      A person representing a Native American tribe.
n.                                                   Laotian – buk˚qntIÆepzn†qvEtnsqneÏqÆawAemrikzndxgedIm.




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English           Abbreviation Laotian                English / Laotian Definition

Tribunal                      San                     A state court, tribal court, administrative agency lawfully
n.                                                    allowed to establish, enforce or modify child support
                                                      orders or to determine parentage. Laotian –
                                                      SanKwgrzd,SanKwgsqneÏqÆa,H™wgkanwµnadkanpqk
                                                      ˚wgtIÆTJkwAnuYadVH™kB†xg,bzg˚zbVs™HlJdzdEpg˚µSzÆgcÆaY
                                                      eginl™WglUkHlJefJÆwcAkB†xgkanl™WglUk.

Unemployment      UC          eginvÆaggan             This refers to money paid by ESD to persons who qualify
Compensation                                          when they do not have a job. Laotian –
n.                                                    wznn[w™agwIgeTigegintIÆTJkcÆaYodYkqm ESD VH™buk˚qnÏU™
                                                      tIÆmIegJÆwnRKRd™lzbemJÆwevlaeKqaecXabBmIvWkehzd.

Uniform           UIFSA       kqdHmaYw™UmsU˚wb˚qv     The law that sets a process for collection of interstate
Interstate                    rAHvÆagrzdEbbdWvkzn     (other states) child support cases. Laotian –
Family Support                                        kqdHmaYtIÆkB†xgkandµenInganSµlzbkanekzbewqaegin
Act                                                   VnSµnvnewkSaneginl™WglUkrAHvÆagrzd(rzdwJÆn).
n.

Unreimbursed                  eginsÆvYeHlJwtIÆbBtzn   The total amount of assigned public assistance (TANF)
assistance                    TJkcÆaYVH™˚JnetJÆw.     paid to a family that has not been paid or collected.
n.                                                    Laotian – cµnvnegintzgHmqdKwgeginsÆvYeHlJwSatarAnA
                                                      (TANF) tIÆTJkE†Æg†xgVSÆsjÆgTJkcÆaYVH™EkÆ˚wb˚qv
                                                      sjÆgvÆabBtznTJkcÆaYVH™HlJekzbewqa˚JnetJÆw.

Vacate, Vacated   VAC         elIklXm,                When a court or administrative agency cancels a child
v.                            TJkelIklXm              support order. Laotian –
                                                      emJÆwevlaSanHlJH™wgkanwµnadkanpqk˚wgYqkelIk
                                                      ˚µSzÆgcÆaYeginl™WglUk.

Variable order                ˚µSzÆgpÆWnEpgRd™        A court order that sets ways to establish and change
n.                                                    a monthly child support payment amount. Laotian –
                                                      ˚µSzÆgcakSantIƆxgHqntagefJÆwcAkB†xgElApÆWnEpg
                                                      cµnvneginKwgkancÆaYeginl™WglUkpAcµedJwn.

Vehicle                       YanfaHAnA               An automobile, car, truck, or van.
n.                                                    Laotian – rqdYqn,rqd,rqdkAbA,HlJrzdEvn.




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Versus             VS          †BSU™kzb                  In a contest or court action one person against another or
prep.                                                    an alternative between two items. Laotian –
                                                         yUÆVnkanKzd˚™anHlJkanF™wgK{nSanKwg˚qnnjÆgVSÆwIk˚qn
                                                         njÆgHlJkanelJwkewqawznnjÆgrAHvÆagSwgyÆag.

Veteran’s          VA          ÏAEnkpqk˚wg               The federal department that administers military veteran
Administration                 nzkrqbekqÆa               benefits and services. Laotian –
n.                                                       kqmKwgrzTbankagsjÆgbMriHan˚vb˚umSvzddIkan
                                                         ElAkanbMrikanSµlzbtAHannzkrqbekqÆa.

Victims                        ÏU™sÆvYeHlJwÏU™e˚aAh™aY   A representative or defender who pleads or acts in
Advocate                                                 another’s behalf often in cases of family violence or
n.                                                       abuse. Laotian –
                                                         ÏU™†agHn™aHlJÏU™p™wgkznÏU™tIÆSU™˚AdIHlJSAEdg†qvVnnam
                                                         Kwg˚qnwJÆnSÆvnHlaYEl™vEmÆnyUÆVn˚AdIKwgkanÏidTWg
                                                         kznhunEhgyUÆVn˚wb˚qvHlJkankqdKIÆKqÆmeHzg.

Visitation                     kany™Wmyam                A parent’s right to visit a child or have a child as a visitor,
n.                                                       as specified in divorce decrees and parenting plans.
                                                         Laotian –
                                                         SidtiKwgfBEmÆtIÆcAy™WmyamlUkHlJmIlUkepznÏU™may™Wm
                                                         yam,†amtIÆTJkecaAcqgyUÆVnVbyÆah™agElAEÏnkanl™WglUk.

Voluntary          VOL         kancÆaYegin               Making a payment on one’s own free will, willingly.
Payment,                       †amSAmzkVc,               Laotian – kantµkancÆaYegind™vY˚vamfMVcKwg†qnewg,odY
Voluntarily
                               yÆagSAmzkVc               YindIehzd.
adv.

Warrant       n.   WAR         VbSzÆgcÆaY                A legal voucher authorizing payment or receipt of money.
                                                         Also, a judicial writ authorizing an officer to execute a
                                                         judgment or make a search, seizure or arrest.
                                                         Laotian – Vbeszk†amkqdHmaYtIÆwAnumzdkancÆaYeginHlJkan
                                                         hzbewqaegin.wIkEnvnjÆg,Vb˚µSzÆgcakSanwAnuYadVH™
                                                         ecXaHn™atIÆtIÆcAwwk˚µ†zdSinHlJtµkanswkHa,kan
                                                         YjdewqaHlJkanczbkum†qv.




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English          Abbreviation Laotian            English / Laotian Definition

Washington       WAC         kqdHmaYpqk˚wg       The compiled rules and regulations adopted by state
Administrative               KwgrzdvMsig†zn      agencies to implement Washington State laws.
Code                                             Laotian – kqdrAbWbElAKM�bzg˚zbtIÆTJkohmeKXakznsjÆgTJkhzbhwg
n.                                               ewqaodYH™wgkanKwgrzdefJÆwcAvagVs™kqdHmaYKwgrzdvMsig†zn.

Washington       WSCSS       †a†lageginl™WglUk   The basic standard that must be used to set child support
State Child                  KwgrzdvMsig†zn      payment amounts in Washington State.
Support                                          Laotian – ma†Tanf{nTansjÆg†™wgRd™TJkVs™efJÆwcAkB†xgcµnvn
Schedule                                         eginl™WglUkyUÆVnrzdvMsig†zn.
n.

Washington       WSSR        tAbWneginl™WglUk    DCS acting as WSSR receives and distributes child
State Support                KwgrzdvMsig†zn      support payments. Laotian –
Registry                                         ÏAEnk DCS tµHn™atIÆepzn WSSRcAhzbewqaElA
n.                                               EckyaYkancÆaYeginl™WglUk.

With Reference   RE          odYkanwIgVSÆ        Connecting information to another source of information.
To                                               Laotian –
adj. ph.                                         kan†idEtdraYlAwWdRpVSÆEHlÆgmaKwgraYlAwWd
                                                 wIkbÆwnnjÆg.

Withhold,        W/H         kzkewqaRv™,         To deduct from an employee’s pay like income tax.
Withheld,                    TJkkzkewqaRv™,      Laotian –
Withholding
                             kankzkewqaRv™       tIÆcAHzkewqawwkcakkanebIkeginKwgfAnzkganeszÆn
v.                                               vÆafaSIraYRd™.

Without          W/O         paScak              With something lacking or taken away.
prep.                                            Laotian – SiÆgVdSiÆgnjÆgtIÆKadeKInHlJTJkewqawwkRp

Work             WK          vWkgan              Physical or mental effort or action directed to the produc-
n.                                               tion of accomplishment of something: Labor, Employment:
                                                 job. The way a person earns wages.
                                                 Laotian – ˚vamfAYaYamHlJkankAtµtaghÆagkaYHlJcidVctIÆ
                                                 s[nµRpSUÆkanÏAlid˚vamSµerzdKwgSiÆgVdSiÆgnjÆg:Ehg
                                                 gan,vWkgan:kangan.HqntagtIÆbuk˚qnHaeginraYRd™.




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English      Abbreviation Laotian            English / Laotian Definition

WSSR                     faSaWSSR            Wording in a court or administrative order that directs the
Language                                     NCP to make child support payments to WSSR.
n.                                           Laotian –
                                             ˚µevXayUÆVn˚µSzÆgcakSanHlJwµnadkanpqk˚wgtIÆs[nµ
                                             VH™ NCP tµkancÆaYeginl™WglUkRpHa WSSR.

WSSR order               ˚µSzÆgWSSR          A court or administrative child support order requiring
n.                                           payments to Washington State Support Registry.
                                             Laotian – ˚µSzÆgcÆaYeginl™WglUkcakSanHlJwµnadkanpqk˚wg
                                             tIÆbqÆgVH™mIkancÆaYeginRpHatAbWneginl™WglUkKwgrzdvMsig†zn.

Year         YR          pI                  The time period made up of 365 days.
n.                                           Laotian – rAYAevlatIÆpAkwbd™vY35 vzn.




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