Getting Child Support Checklist

Here’s a checklist for all those seeking child support

Locating the Other Parent

You must know where the other parent is located. You should know the exact address or the details of the employer or other contact information of the other parent. Your state child support agency can assist you get this information. Click here for information on your state child support agency.

Proving Paternity

If the paternity of the child is in question, you must establish paternity. Click here for more information on paternity.

Terms of Child Support Payment

You can determine the terms of child support through negotiations with the other parent or let the court determine the terms.

Modification of Child Support Payment

You can apply to the court to change the amount of payment if there is a significant change in your financial or personal circumstances.

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