Establish Child Support

Guidelines

You may use the forms on this page if the following factors apply to your situation :

  • You want a court order to establish child support (and do not already have one), and,
  • You already have or do not need to establish an order for Legal Decision Making (Custody) or parenting time at this time, and,
  • You are the natural or adoptive parent, the legal guardian, or have a court order awarding you Legal Decision Making (Custody) of the child or children, or,
  • You are providing support for or have physical custody of the child(ren) of the other party, or,
  • You are legally married to the other parent and you understand that using this packet will not result in a court order for legal decision making (custody), parenting time, or spousal maintenance and that you can only obtain a court order for all of the above as part of legal separation or divorce, 0r
  • You are not married to the other parent and are seeking support from the father, paternity has been legally established by either: A court order establishing paternity, or,
  • The father's name is on the child's birth certificate and,
  • You know the name and address of the other party, or where the person can be found.

You may use the child support calculator which will generate the worksheet for you.