Child Support and Paternity

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This section of has information and resources about Child Support and Paternity issues in Pennsylvania.

  • Child Support Estimator

    This tool can be used to estimate the amount of your monthly child support amount. Content Detail

    Pennsylvania Child Support Program
  • Child Support - Frequently Asked Questions

    Frequently asked questions from the Pennsylvania Child Support Program regarding child support in Pennsylvania. Content Detail

    Pennsylvania Child Support Program
  • Child Support Handbook

    This Handbook from the Office of Child Support Enforcement is a guide to help you get child support. You'll find the steps to follow to establish fatherhood, obtain a support order, and collect the support due, whether you are working with your state, local, or tribal child support program or your own attorney. [PDF] Content Detail

    U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  • Domestic Violence and Welfare Support Requirements

    Information from the Women's Law Project and Philadelphia Bar Association, hosted by the Philadelphia Bar Association website, about the requirement that families who receive cash assistance from the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) or General Assistance (GA) programs apply for child or spousal support unless excused for good cause. [PDF] Read More

    Women's Law Project and Philadelphia Bar Association
  • Local Support and Domestic Relations Office Procedures

    This webpage provides links to information on support collection and Domestic Relations Office procedures in various counties in Pennsylvania. Read More

  • Pennsylvania Child Support Program

    Link to the Pennsylvania Child Support website. The site prvides is an easy way to access child support program information and case details or to seek support services online. Content Detail

    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
  • Pennsylvania EPPICard

    Information and resources relating to the EPPICard Program in Pennsylvania. Custodial parents can now access their payments online using a debit MasterCard ®. Your payments are automatically loaded onto the card and you can go to millions of MasterCard ATM and retailer locations in Pennsylvania and around the world to make purchases or receive cash. Content Detail

  • Preparing for Your Support Conference - Pennsylvania (Video)

    This video from Philadelphia Legal Assistance explains what happens at a child support conference, describes how child support is calculated, and helps you decide whether to ask for a hearing before a support master if you are unsatisfied with the result of a support conference. The video is part of Philadelphia Legal Assistance's "Make Your Case" video series. Read More

    Philadelphia Legal Assistance
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  • Support Law in Pennsylvania

    General information from Neighborhood Legal Services Association about support law in Pennsylvania. Content Detail

    Neighborhood Legal Services Association