Cortez Child Support & Enforcement Office in Cortez Colorado

Address and phone number for Cortez Child Support & Enforcement Office, a Child Support Office, at West Main Street, Cortez CO.


Name
Cortez Child Support & Enforcement Office
Address
109 West Main Street, Cortez, Colorado, 81321
Phone
970-565-3769
Fax
970-564-4149

About the Cortez Child Support & Enforcement Office

The Cortez Child Support & Enforcement Office, located in Cortez, CO, is a government agency that oversees local child support enforcement. Under Colorado 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
  • Cortez Child Support services
  • Child support hearings and cases
  • Paternity tests in Cortez, CO
  • Enforcement for unpaid child support
  • Child support account information
Receiving Child Support in Cortez

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

Cortez Child Support Services

The Cortez 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 Montezuma 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 Cortez, 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 Cortez

In Colorado, the State Division of Child Support coordinate with Montezuma County and Cortez 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 Cortez property, or suspending the offender's driver's license, professional license, or trade license.

Contact the Cortez Child Support & Enforcement Office

You may contact the Cortez Child Support & Enforcement Office by calling 970-565-3769, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Cortez Child Support & Enforcement Office, 109 West Main Street, Cortez, Colorado, 81321.


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