Child Support

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  • Applying for Child Support Services

    Child Support services are automatically provided to persons currently receiving TANF, Medicaid or Foster Care. This information says who can apply and has initial application forms that you can complete. Content Detail

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    Alabama Department of Human Resources
  • Child Support: A Guide to Services in Alabama

    This booklet provides an overview of Alabama's child support services. (You must have a PDF reader on your computer to open this document. To get Adobe’s PDF Reader, click on the Get Adobe Reader icon to download.) Content Detail

    By:
    Alabama Department of Human Resources
  • Handbook on Child Support Enforcement: Answers to Your Questions

    Information about who can get help, how to apply for services, cost, finding the noncustodical parent, establishing paternity, establishing the support order and more. (You must have a PDF reader on your computer to open this document. To get Adobe’s PDF Reader, click on the Get Adobe Reader icon to download.) Read More

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    US Dept. of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
  • Your Rights to Collect Child Support: Get DHR on the Case!

    The Alabama Department of Human Resources (DHR) must try to obtain child support on behalf of any eligible applicant. This document explains how this works. Read More

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    Legal Services Alabama