Centre Child Support & Enforcement Office in Centre Alabama

Address and phone number for Centre Child Support & Enforcement Office, a Child Support Office, at Dean Buttram Sr Ave, Centre AL.


Name
Centre Child Support & Enforcement Office
Address
202 Dean Buttram Sr Ave, Centre, Alabama, 35960
Fax
256-927-2798

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About the Centre Child Support & Enforcement Office

The Centre Child Support & Enforcement Office, located in Centre, AL, is a government agency that oversees local child support enforcement. Under Alabama law, the Child Support Office ensures that children receive support from their non-custodial parent. The office can also establish paternity and garner wages.

You may contact the Child Support Office for questions about:
  • Filing for child support
  • Centre Child Support services
  • Child support hearings and cases
  • Paternity tests in Centre, AL
  • Enforcement for unpaid child support
  • Child support account information
Receiving Child Support in Centre

The Child Support Office helps custodial parents file for and receive child support payments from non-custodial parents. The office works with Centre parents to enforce divorce decrees and family court orders for child support. Parents can contact the Child Support Office for more information on filing for child support.

Centre Child Support Services

The Centre Child Support & Enforcement Office enforces court orders and divorce decrees to ensure that non-custodial parents pay their child support in full. The office provides additional child support services, including establishing paternity, filing cases in the Cherokee County Family Court to modify support orders, and garnishing wages. In addition, the Child Support Office can locate non-custodial parents to ensure they pay child support. Non-custodial parents can use child support services to access employment services or co-parenting programs.

Establishing Paternity

In Centre, the Child Support Office helps parents establish paternity to ensure children receive child support. The office can require paternity tests if a parent denies paternity, oversee court-ordered genetic tests, and conduct paternity tests at the request of a parent or child. However, under certain circumstances the Department of Child Support will not attempt to establish paternity if the office believes it is not in the best interests of the child.

Child Support Enforcement in Centre

In Alabama, the State Division of Child Support coordinate with Cherokee County and Centre Child Support Offices to enforce child support orders. These offices work together to identify non-custodial parents and ensure adequate child support payments. In addition to enforcing child support payments, the Child Support Office also enforces court orders related to children's medical support, health care, and insurance.

Penalties for Unpaid Child Support

The Child Support Office can penalize parents for not paying child support. The possible penalties include wage garnishment, a lien on Centre property, or suspending the offender's driver's license, professional license, or trade license.

Contact the Centre Child Support & Enforcement Office

You may contact the Centre Child Support & Enforcement Office by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Centre Child Support & Enforcement Office, 202 Dean Buttram Sr Ave, Centre, Alabama, 35960.