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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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244 Responses to Tell Us Your Experience At Your Local Child Support Office

  1. True I already pay child support for my three children, and they send me a letter that I still own $4.000 I have three kids and I was paying for 4since 1986, they never gave me back my money for that other kid that wasn’t my.

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My child’s father has moved state, can income withholding work

Q) My child’s father works for a big company and has moved several times in her job. Can income withholding work in this case? A) Yes. States must recognize the income withholding orders from other states, and continue the income withholding as ordered, without regard to where the noncustodial parent or the custodial parent and children live. Continue Reading

Parent refuses to pay child support, but owns a good deal of property.

Q) The noncustodial parent refuses to pay child support, but owns a good deal of property in the county. Can a lien be issued on the property? A) Yes. However, a lien on property does not by itself result in the immediate collection of any money. It only prevents the owner from selling, transferring, or borrowing against the property until the child support debt… Continue Reading

Grandson turned 18 and all child support payments stopped. Do you stop collection on payments in arrears?

Q) We had guardianship of our grandson for 8 years. The Courts awarded child support from both mother and father, both are in great arrears. When our grandson turned 18 and graduated school all child support payments stopped and we stopped getting statements. However our account was charged even though no monies were collected. Do you… 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

Will his disability be garnished automatically for past child support?

Q) Father of child and I, the mother, completed court papers for child support. Father never worked, left us and became homeless and was injured; now I hear the Father may be receiving disability. Child is over 18 years; will his disability be garnished automatically for past child support? A) According to Social Security Administration; Your… Continue Reading

How do I get copies of my court orders?

Q) How do I get copies of my court orders to pay child Support? A) You can get a copy of your court order from the local child support office that manages your case by: Contact the Superior Court Clerk’s office in the county where the order was obtained. Email, call or visit your local… 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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