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Mission Statement

Our mission is to serve children
and their families by establishing parentage
and enforcing support orders in a fair and equitable manner.

What we can do:

Establish paternity
Locate a parent
Establish, modify and enforce a court order for child support
Collect and distribute child support payments
Establish and enforce medical support orders


What we cannot do:

Handle custody or visitation matters
Handle divorces
Obtain or enforce restraining orders
Establish spousal support orders

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