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Uniform Support Petition Form & Instructions

OMB 0970-0085

Published: May 22, 2014
Information About:
State/Local Child Support Agencies, Tribal Child Support Agencies
Case Management, Medical Support, Order Establishment, Paternity Establishment, Review and Modification, Intergovernmental/Interstate
Administrative/Judicial Processes, UIFSA

The Uniform Support Petition is a legal pleading needed for the responding state to initiate action. Its purposes are to show how the tribunal has jurisdiction, to show enough facts to notify the respondent of the claim being made, and to provide the petitioner with a means to request specific action or relief. Additional information can be provided in the accompanying affidavits and other attachments.