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Child Support

Welcome to the "Child Support" section of FindLaw's Family Law Center, providing legal information and resources for parents in need of child support help. Here, you will find in-depth information on dozens of child support issues -- including how to get child support, making child support payments, how child support is calculated, child support modification, child support enforcement and consequences of not paying child support. This section also provides links to state child support laws and guidelines, plus helpful tips on hiring a child support lawyer. You can also start with FindLaw's basic Guide to Getting Child Support [pdf].