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Tribes seek state tools for child support

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When the father of Vera LeClair's 8-year-old son told the Ponca Nation tribal court judge that he would be getting money back from his federal income tax return and would use it to pay back child support, LeClair believed that money would be coming soon. A few months later, she found out that he had gotten the check, cashed it and spent the money. "He shouldn't even have gotten that money," LeClair said.

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