A-1160, Documentation Requirements

Revision 15-4; Effective October 1, 2015

TANF and TP 08

Advisors must document:

  • that the individual cooperated with the child support requirements;
  • every aspect of the good cause investigation, the determination, the basis for the determination, and the evidence provided;
  • determination made at each re-evaluation of good cause, which must occur at each periodic review; and
  • the reason an individual cannot provide minimum information on an absent parent.


Advisors must document the name and last known address of the legal and/or biological father of an unborn child if the mother receives TANF.

Medical Programs except TP 08

Advisors must document that the individual did not want to volunteer for child/medical support services.

Related Policy

Documentation, C-940

The Texas Works Documentation Guide