Child Support Enforcement Process

Authored By: Office of Child Support Enforcement

The Office of Child Support Enforcement will take the following steps to collect child support from a non-custodial parent: Step 1: Opening a Child Support Case, Step 2: Locating the Non-custodial Parent, Step 3: Establishing Paternity, Step 4: Establishing a Support Order, and Step 5: Enforcing a Support Order. These web pages describe the process and provide answers to common questions.

Last Review and Update: Jan 31, 2005