You are here: TO ESTABLISH CHILD SUPPORT
You want a court order to establish child support (and do not already have one),
AND, You already have or do not need to establish an order for Legal Decision Making
(Custody) or parenting time at this time,
AND, You are the natural or adoptive parent, the legal guardian, or have a court order
awarding you Legal Decision Making (Custody) of the child or children,
OR, You are providing support for or have physical custody of the child(ren) of the other party,
OR, You are legally married to the other parent and you understand that using this packet
will NOT result in a court order for legal decision making (custody), parenting
time, or spousal maintenance, and that you can only obtain a court order for all
of the above as part of legal separation or divorce,
OR You are not married to the other parent and are seeking support from the father,
paternity has been legally established by either: A court order establishing paternity,
OR, The father's name is on the child's birth certificate
AND, You know the name and address of the other party, or where the person can be found.
This packet contains court forms and instructions to request a court order for child
ALL forms and ALL instructions needed for this process.
Where there are separate packets for Instructions and Forms, get BOTH packets.
To Establish Child Support - Instructions and Forms
The individual forms and instructions below are already included in the Packet(s) above.
If you choose to download the documents individually,
make sure you get ALL of the instructions and ALL of the forms.
Be sure the documents are in the following order:
Instructions: How to Complete the Forms
Procedures: What to do After Completing the Forms
Family Court/Sensitive Data Cover Sheet
Petition to Establish Child Support