Child Support and Paternity

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

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Family Law Handbook

This handbook provides useful information about common Family Law issues. If you need Family Law help, this handbook has good suggestions about some of the most common areas of Family Law. This handbook also gives answers to commonly asked questions. (2021)

Child Support

Child Support Chapter of the Family Law Handbook published by North Penn Legal Services. (2021)

Paternity

Paternity Chapter of the Family Law Handbook published by North Penn Legal Services. (2021)

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.

Child Support

Child Support Chapter of the Family Law Handbook published by North Penn Legal Services. (2021)

You Can Claim "GOOD CAUSE" Not to File For Child Support if You Are a Victim of Domestic Violence

If you get welfare benefits, the welfare office will expect you to file for child support. This provides information from Community Legal Services of Philadelphia on when you have "good cause" not to file for support due to domestic violence.

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