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Any parent or guardian can apply for child support services by visiting or calling the local FSD or local child support agency listed in the county government section at the front of most local telephone directories under District Attorney. The Welfare Department will automatically refer parents who receive public assistance to the District Attorney. There is no application fee or charge for child support services in California. However, some states do charge for services.
This article is intended to be helpful and informative. But even common legal matters can become complex and stressful. A qualified child support lawyer can address your particular legal needs, explain the law, and represent you in court. Take the first step now and contact a local child support attorney to discuss your specific legal situation.