Opening A Child Support Case
- Full legal name, address and phone number.
- Date of birth and most current physical description or photograph of the noncustodial parent.
- Social Security Number (you can find this by reviewing old pay stubs, income tax returns, credit or loan applications, bank checking or savings accounts, insurance or health records, or military or union records. If you don`t have one of these documents, but your name was also on the original form you can usually obtain a copy by writing to the appropriate agency.)
- Name and address of current or most recent employer.
- Child(ren)`s birth certificate(s).
- Names of friends and relatives and organizations to which the noncustodial parent might belong.
- Information pertaining to income and other assets (pay slips, tax returns, bank accounts, cars, boats, RVs, investments or property holdings).
- Child support order, if you have one.
- Marriage license or certificate, if you have one.
- Divorce decree or separation agreement, if you have one.
- Any other information the FSD or local child support agency request.
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.
Additional Child Support Articles
- How is Child Support Calculated in California?
- What Are The Child Support Guidelines in California?
- Collecting Child Support Across State Lines
- The Child Support Enforcement Program
- The Child Support Process in California
- How The Local Child Support Office Can Help You
- The Fsd Or Local Child Support Agency Provides The Following Services:
- The Fsd Or Local Child Support Agency Does Not:
- What Happens When A Custodial Parent Assigns His/Her Right To Support?
- Discontinuing Child Support Services
- How is Child Support Is Distributed In Calworks Cases?
- Receiving Credit For In-Kind Child Support Payments
- The Non-Custodial Parent And The Child Support Process
- What To do When An Action For Child Support Is Served Upon You
- What Is A Child Support Judgment?
- Wage Assignments And Deductions For Health Insurance From Child Support Obligations
- Modification Of Child Support Orders
- Failure To Pay Child Support
- I Am Sure The Other Parent Is Willing To Pay Support. Can We Make An Agreement Between Ourselves And Present It To The Court?
- What The Fsd Or Local Child Support Agency Needs To Establish Paternity When The Alleged Father Does Not Cooperate
- The Other Parent Is In Jail. Can I Get Support?
- How Child Support Is Enforced
- Keeping Track Of Payments
- I Have A California Support Order. The Non-Custodial Parent Now Lives In Another State. I Know He/She Has Land And Other Assets. Can I Get Help?