A member the Child Support Enforcement section of the Natchitoches Parish District Attorney’s Office earned statewide recognition from the Louisiana Support Enforcement Association at its annual meeting and training conference.

Angela Rachal, child support enforcement analyst, “Outstanding Enforcement Analyst in a District Attorney’s Office” Rachal was nominated by peers and co-workers. “I am delighted that the association awarded this much-earned recognition to Angela. She and the members on our team possess the necessary professionalism and compassion required to carry out the
duties of the division. I am proud of these accomplishments and the ongoing effort provided by Angela and the entire staff,” said District Attorney Billy Joe Harrington.

The Child Support Enforcement section of the District Attorney’s Office includes a staff of four whose responsibilities include establishing and enforcing child support obligations ordered by the 10th Judicial District Court. The office also assists in establishing paternity, which is required by law to enforce child support for a father of a child born outside of marriage.

Each year, the Child Support Enforcement section manages an average of 300 child support cases. Citizens can apply for services by visiting the office at 203 St Denis Street in Natchitoches. Applications for support can be obtained online at Defs.la.gov
and click on “Seek Child Support” on the front page of the website. Also, citizens can inquire by telephone at 1-888-LAHELP-U (524-3578).