What documents do I need to bring to the child support office?

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Bring as much of the following information as possible. This will help the child support office locate the parent, establish paternity, and establish and enforce your child support order.

  • Information about the noncustodial parent
  • Name, address and Social Security number
  • Name and address of current or recent employer
  • Names of friends and relatives, names of organizations to which he or she might belong
  • Information about his or her income and assets -- pay slips, tax returns, bank accounts, investments or property holdings
  • Physical description, or photograph, if possible
  • Birth certificates of children
  • If paternity is an issue, written statements (letters or notes) in which the alleged father has said or implied that he is the father of the child
  • Your child support order, divorce decree, or separation agreement if you have one
  • Records of any child support received in the past
  • Information about your income and assets
  • Information about expenses, such as your child’s health care, daycare, or special needs