Do you want child support but are afraid of how your current or former partner/spouse/boyfriend/girlfriend may react to a child support case? Are you unsure about getting child support and want to know what protections are available from your local child support agency? If you do NOT want child support because of your concerns, do you want to know how to keep a case from being opened or close a case that is already opened?
You are not alone.
Lots of parents want or need child support but worry about getting child support safely. This booklet explains the process, describes options and offers questions to ask agency workers to help you stay safe.