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Child Support office State programs assists custodial parents by establishing parentage and orders for child and medical support, locating noncustodial parents and their property, enforcing child and medical support orders, and modifying support orders as appropriate. In some states Non-custodial parents enrolled in an insurance plan at work may be required to include the child under this coverage while those not covered by any insurance plan may be required to obtain medical coverage, if available at a reasonable cost. Child support Programs provide assistance which helps to ensure that parents fulfill their mutual obligation to financially support and provide health care for their children.

Steps In Establishing Child SupportChild Support

  1. Open a child support case
  2. Locate the noncustodial parent
  3. Establish paternity
  4. File a child support support order
  5. Set-up child support payment
  6. Enforce the order
  7. Review the order

Child support assistance/enforcement may be provided by private attorneys, legal clinics, family law facilitators’ offices or child support enforcement programs which are available in all states, often as a component of the district attorney’s office. Child support office services helps children receive the financial support necessary for their growth and development. Included are services for people who want to locate an absent parent; establish paternity; establish a child support order; request that the non-custodial parent provide health insurance for a child in conjunction with a child support order; change the amount of a child support award; dispute a child support award; or enforce payment of child support monies in cases where the supporting parent is delinquent in paying or refuses to pay or make health insurance arrangements altogether. Child support is money paid by one parent to another for the maintenance, including the education, of their children following the dissolution of their marriage or other relationship.



Child support office agencies provide the following services:

  • locate noncustodial parents
  • establish paternity
  • establish and enforce support orders
  • modify orders when appropriate
  • collect and pay child support payments

Child Support programs promote parent accountability and self sufficiency while reducing the public’s responsibility for providing financial and medical support to children. These child support social services are available to all parents who need them.   

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 My husband pays his ex child support, support owed, child will turn 18, then what happens?

Q) My husband pays his ex child support. She has been ordered to pay (by magistrate) uninsured medical expenses – they are reducing her child support that she received by 20%. However, the child will turn 18/graduate this June (in four months) and the reduction in child support will not even come close to covering what… Continue Reading

Father does not get to visit child, pays $500 for child support, lost license home and family due to mother moving away.

Q) Child lives with mother and father was granted visitation rights. Mother refuses to pick up phone calls or answer any text messages that attempt the father to schedule visits. Father starts paying child support on time to show that he’s willing to help but starts to fall behind because even with attempting to file contempt… Continue Reading

I just went to court and was awarded Child Support but the judge didn’t say how they would be paid.

Q) Hi, I just went to court and was awarded Child Support but the judge didn’t say how they would be paid. In Orange County, NY if the respondent doesn’t show for the court dates and a decision is made without them, will the support be docked automatically from the respondents paycheck? I know the respondent… Continue Reading

I have been paying my arrears and they say i haven’t. I have receipts where i did. They threaten to kill my license

Q) No one knows anythig in carrolton. I have been paying my arrears and they say i haven’t. I have receipts where i did. They threaten to kill my license for being back three months. I wish to have a court appearance to prove i have. Can you help me please. C*********** 7** 4**0 9***. Thanks… Continue Reading

Child support of Florida says i owe over 6,000 in child support, that’s incorrect i have my paystubs to prove

Q) hello,child support of Florida says i owe over 6,000 in child support but that’s incorrect i have my paystubs to prove that but they want to suspend my license,i cant get in touch with anyone from child support to have them correct this mistake which happens every year around tax time like someone isnt doing… Continue Reading

Father of great grandson had parental rights taken, he now lives in Hawaii. Can we go after him for child support?

Q) We have permanent guardianship of our great grandson. His father was in jail for 6 1/2 years. Got out last August and now lives in Hawaii. He had his parental rights taken from him for a felony child abuse. Can we go after him for child support? This all took place in Florida. A) It may… Continue Reading

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