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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.

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  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.

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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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The Federal Child Support Program

The federal child support program was established in 1975 under Title IV-D of the Social Security Act. It functions in all states and several tribes and territories, through the state/county Social Services Department, Attorney General’s Office, or Department of Revenue. Most states work with prosecuting attorneys, other law enforcement agencies, and officials of family or… Continue Reading

I can’t find my child and the custodial parent. What can I do?

Q) I can’t find my child and the custodial parent. What can I do? A) One of the services of the child support program is helping to locate children in parental kidnapping cases. Federal law allows the use of the Federal Parent Locator Service (FPLS) in parental kidnapping or child custody cases (including cases in which the custodial parent has hidden the child in… Continue Reading

Child’s father said his federal tax refund was taken for child support.

Q) My child’s father told me weeks ago that his federal tax refund was taken for child support. When will I get the money? A) It usually takes three to five weeks from the time the money is offset from the obligor’s tax refund until the state receives it. The Department of the Treasury has encouraged states to hold collections from joint tax returns… 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

I pay child support monthly. Why can’t I claim my child as a dependent?

Q) I pay child support every month. I buy extras like school clothes and pay for field trips. Why can’t I claim my child as a dependent? A) Under domestic relations tax provisions set forth by the Internal Revenue Code, for divorced or separated parents, the parent who has custody for a greater portion of the calendar year is entitled… Continue Reading

Hi, Im pregnant and would like to contact the suspected Father of my child in regards to the Child Support

Q) Hi, Im pregnant and would like to contact the suspected Father of my child in regards to the Child Support process and where he would begin. He did mention a couple of months ago that he was willing to pay child support but nothing else. I want to establish Paternity first and foremost. However… Continue Reading

I’m getting a divorce, my spouse wants me to pay child support to her.

Q) I’m getting a divorce and my spouse wants me to pay child support directly to her. Can I insist on paying through the child support office? A) A noncustodial parent can apply for child support services if the case is not being enforced through the child support program, unless the support order requires you to pay her directly. Since January 1994, support orders… Continue Reading

I tried to get a passport was denied it because of child support

Q) I tried to get a passport for a business trip abroad. The State Department denied it because of child support. I don’t know which state said I owe child support. A) If you do not know which state certified your case, or if you have never owed back child support, check the list provided with the Department of State denial letter for the… Continue Reading

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DISCLAIMER: This site is NOT affiliated with any government sites or agencies, this site is for informational purposes only. If you have questions about child support issues it’s always best you contact your local child support office. 

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