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TO ESTABLISH CHILD SUPPORT
ATTENTION: You may use the forms on this page if the following factors apply to your situation:
  • 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 Legal Decision Making (Custody) (possession) of the child(ren) of the other party, AND,
  • 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 support.

Packets contain ALL forms and ALL instructions needed for this process. Where there are separate packets for Instructions and Forms, get BOTH packets.

Packets
Title File English Spanish
To Establish Child Support - Instructions DRES1i PDF PDF
To Establish Child Support - Forms DRES1f PDF PDF

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
Order Title File English Spanish
1 Instructions: How to Complete the Forms dres10i PDF PDF
2 Schedule of Basic Child Support Obligations drs10h-b PDF PDF
3 Instructions to complete Parent's Worksheet drs12i PDF PDF
4 Procedures: What to do After Completing the Forms dres10p PDF PDF
Forms
Order Title File English Spanish
1 Family Court/Sensitive Data Cover Sheet drsds10fC PDF PDF
2 Petition to Establish Child Support dres11f PDF PDF
3 Parent's Worksheet drs12f PDF PDF
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