Wonder What Child Support Services
Are Available At Your Agency?

There are many free child support services you can take advantage of by contacting your local agency. We know first hand how difficult it can be to take care of your children, so allow us to help you along the way.

Below we have provided four free services for parents and guardians offered at your local child support office. Services may vary from state to state.

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Free Services Provided by Local Child Support Agencies

Parent Locating

If you do not know where the non residential parent is located, your local child support agency will try to find the physical whereabouts of the non residential parent. This is to establish paternity.

Your local agency may use information obtained from the Internal Revenue Service, Social Security Administration and the Bureau of Motor Vehicles. Hopefully this will help to locate the other party, to enforce the current child support order.

Establishing Paternity

“Paternity establishment refers to the legal determination of being named as a child's father."

Your local child support agency can help to establish paternity of the child in question. This process is normally available until the child is 23 years old.

Ages may vary from state to state, so check your local child support agency for the correct age restrictions. Even if the other party lives in another country or state, you can still use any of these paternity services.

Enforcing Child Support Orders

Once you establish paternity your local child support agency can help you obtain an order based on both parent’s income. Be sure to be honest. It can hurt you in the long run if you are dishonest concerning income and employment.

Medical Support

Check your local agency to see if your child/children qualify to receive health insurance from the non-custodial parent. This can only occur if the health insurance coverage is available and affordable through the obligor’s employer.

As we stated in other sections on our site, it’s always better to contact the other party to resolve certain issues. If all possible don’t allow the system to decide for you.

Of course if you cannot locate the other party or you simply can’t agree feel free to use the child support services mentioned above. 


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