Clanton Child Support & Enforcement Office in Clanton Alabama

Address and phone number for Clanton Child Support & Enforcement Office, a Child Support Office, at PO Box 1699, Clanton AL.


Name
Clanton Child Support & Enforcement Office
Address
PO Box 1699, Clanton, Alabama, 35046
Phone
205-280-2000
Fax
205-280-2526

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About the Clanton Child Support & Enforcement Office

The Clanton Child Support & Enforcement Office, located in Clanton, 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
  • Clanton Child Support services
  • Child support hearings and cases
  • Paternity tests in Clanton, AL
  • Enforcement for unpaid child support
  • Child support account information
Receiving Child Support in Clanton

The Child Support Office helps custodial parents file for and receive child support payments from non-custodial parents. The office works with Clanton 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.

Clanton Child Support Services

The Clanton 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 Chilton 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 Clanton, 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 Clanton

In Alabama, the State Division of Child Support coordinate with Chilton County and Clanton 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 Clanton property, or suspending the offender's driver's license, professional license, or trade license.

Contact the Clanton Child Support & Enforcement Office

You may contact the Clanton Child Support & Enforcement Office by calling 205-280-2000, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Clanton Child Support & Enforcement Office, PO Box 1699, Clanton, Alabama, 35046.