Can A Custodial Parent Apply To The Agency For Help Collect Child Support If The Other Parent Was Making Payments Voluntarily?

Yes, by completing an application for services and an affidavit listing the extent of prior payments received with dates and amounts. You will also need to provide a copy of the divorce decree, separation agreement and/or the current child support order as well as prior orders or other documentation for the case as issued by a court of competent jurisdiction.

The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law. The laws in your state and/or city may deviate significantly from those described here. If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney.

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