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 Support
Open a child support case
Locate the noncustodial parent
File a child support support order
Set-up child support payment
Enforce the order
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 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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Q) My children’s father & I signed an agreement back in August for our divorce. As part of that , he is ordered to pay child support. I’m just not sure if that’s supposed to go through you guys ? I have received nothing since court. Could you tell me what steps to take ?… Continue Reading
Q) I was wondering the status of my case. I have not received child support in almost 3 months. I had turned in paperwork to have my case reviewed to the Mercer County Child Support Office and they sent it to my case worker which is through you. I have called several times. One phone… Continue Reading
Q) Hi I’m wondering if anyone can help me. I’ve had sole custody of my daughter for almost two years now I was in arrears for 3 years. Despite having full custody of my daughter I’m still being forced to pay child support. How do I make them stop? A) If you now have sole… Continue Reading
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
Q) My kids father /my husband died in 2006, is there any way i can get any type of assistance from his death A) You would not be able to get assistance from the child support office as your child’s father is no longer alive. You may be able to get some assistance from the Social Security… Continue Reading
Q) My name is Viola S***** and I’m trying to get a new card, so I can get my money at bank of America. I lost my other card. THANK YOU I just need a phone number where I can reach them. A) Please visit your state child support office website for phone contact information. Continue Reading
Q) What happens when farther does not show up for Dna testing A) If the person refuses to take a court-ordered paternity test, it could result in legal consequences. For example, the potential father may be held in contempt of court for violating the court order. This can result in fines or criminal charges. Or, a judge… Continue Reading
Q) Hi. Last year in November, my fiance fell behind in his child support payments, and was taken to jail. His mother got sick and we all thought she was going to die, so to get out of jail the court offered him drug court even though he’s never been on drugs nor has had a… Continue Reading
Q) My ex-husband employer haven’t been sending in my child support but they were taking it out of my check. What do I do? A) A good suggestion would be to have your ex-husband verify on his pay-stub that his child support payments are being withdrawn from his pay. He could then ask his employer why… Continue Reading
Q) The courts gave me custody of my 2 great grandchildren. Child support has put a hold on my checks because I have not complied with them but when I call to find out what I need to do they say I must come in to the office. I live an hour away and work Monday… Continue Reading
Q) My husband pays child support and although he received a letter stating that his judgement of arrears has been satisfied, there is now a new total of an additional $807 now on his account labeled as arrears. when we call to find out where this came from the operators all state they cant tell him.… Continue Reading
Q) My children’s father recently came off of disability and is working. I am no longer receiving child support. He is currently working, how do I go about getting child support for them? He says he will take care of it, but I can’t help but worry. A) The court will usually order a temporary modification of… Continue Reading
Q) How can we get a child support order review to have it modified? Financial’s changed for both parties A) If your financial situation has changed it is possible that your child support order could be change to match your change of income. If you are unemployed and have no source of income when your child support… Continue Reading
Q) I did live in Franklin North Carolina and I filed for child support on my ex but I moved back to Indiana and we have gotten back together and he got a letter in the mail saying he missed the court date and that he is ordered to pay $600 a month now since… Continue Reading
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
Q) I have a child support continuance I am to go to on Wed. My brother has hemorrhaged and is in ICU Ina coma. I am afraid to leave him because we don’t know if he will live. How do I let court know? A) You will need to postpone your court date. There are reasons you… Continue Reading
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
Q) Son has been living with me since December of 2016 an is currently living with me I am paying child support an it’s going to his grand mother I am sick of paying while I take care of him she is getting money while he lives with me this is fraud immediate action needs to… Continue Reading
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
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DISCLAIMER: This site is a private website. Not affiliated with any government sites or agencies, this site is for informational purposes only. If you have questions or issues about Child Support it's always best to contact your Local Child Support Office.