A Handbook for Military Families

Helping You with Child Support

Publication Date: September 6, 2013

As a service member, or spouse or former spouse of one, you have unique child support needs.  All branches of the armed forces offer parenting programs and resources to strengthen military families. This handbook supplements those resources by providing information you might need regarding paternity establishment, child support, access/visitation, and child custody.  First line supervisors and military commanders may also find this handbook a handy addition to a leadership toolkit.

For further assistance with your child support case, please contact your state or tribal child support program.

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