How is a child support amount calculated?

Child support is calculated using both parents’ “net income” AND the time each parent spends caring for the child. Income…

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Why do I have to pay $25 every year for child support services?

Under federal law, the California Department of Child Support Services is required to charge a yearly $25 service fee for…

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What should I do if the parent paying support moves away?

If the parent paying child support moves away, let the Child Support Agency handling your case know as soon as…

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What Services does the Department of Child Support Services Offer?

The following services are provided by the State through local child support agencies: Help with locating parents Legally establishing the…

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How to Open a Child Support Case

Some of the services offered by California’s child support program include obtaining financial and medical support orders, establishing parentage, and…

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Benefits.gov User Series: Disability Assistance

Hello, and welcome to the Benefits.gov User Series, where we’ll quickly show you how to find government benefits that are…

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FEMA Accessible: Renters May be Eligible for Federal Help

Renters with Disaster Damage or Loss May Be Eligible for Federal Help Renters who experienced losses from federally declared disasters…

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