Family Conference Center

Provides public access to the courts to enforce of court orders of child support, spousal support, and parenting time.

Establishment of Child Support

To establish the initial order for child support

Modification of Child Support

To change a current court order for support

Enforcement

  • Child Support, Spousal Support and Arrearages - If support payments are not paid, are late
  • Parenting Time - If parents are interfering with court-ordered parenting time
  • Medical Insurance Coverage - If medical insurance premiums are not being paid
  • Uninsured Medical Expenses - Out of pocket medical expenses not being paid
  • Non-compliance - If you have already filed to enforce child support and your case is currently being monitored

 

Monitoring

In leiu of party filing another petition for enforcement of support, Support Enforcement Court may make orders for future monitoring of the parties' compliance when appropriate for a period no longer than 12 months.

If Support Enforcement Court determines that case needs long-term monitoring due to repeated violations, and or accumulation of large arrearages amounts; the case may be referred to Accountability Court.

Support Enforcement Court

Support Enforcement Court is designed for parties seeking to enforce a current child, or Spousal support order, arrears, medical insurance coverage, and uninsured medical expenses.

Filing a Petition to Enforce

Upon filing a Petition to Enforce, parties will receive an Order to Appear from the Family Court Conference Center for a one-hour conference and a subsequent 45-minute evidentiary hearing before a judicial officer. They will meet with a Conference Officer to review the pertinent documentation and try to reach an agreement.

Reaching an Agreement

If an agreement is reached during the conference, it will be memorialized as a written stipulation and signed by a Judicial Officer before the parties leave the courthouse.

Failure to Agree

If Support Enforcement Court determines that case needs long-term monitoring due to repeated violations, and or accumulation of large arrearages amounts; the case may be referred to Accountability Court.

Monitoring

In leiu of party filing another petition for enforcement of support, Support Enforcement Court may make orders for future monitoring of the parties' compliance when appropriate for a period no longer than 12 months.

If Support Enforcement Court determines that case needs long-term monitoring due to repeated violations, and or accumulation of large arrearages amounts; the case may be referred to Accountability Court.

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