Overview of Wisconsin Child Support Services for Parents

The videos below give a short overview of the services the child support program provides:

Financial Management Services

All families paying and receiving child or family support or alimony (maintenance) get "financial management" services, which include:

Child Support Services also known as Case Management Services

Child support services are available for both the parent paying child support as well as the parent receiving child support. County and tribal child support agencies provide child support services. Child support services are obtained by either applying for services or by being referred from a public aid or benefit program. After an application or referral has been received, the child support agency determines which of the following services are needed on your case:

See all child support services available to parents

Note: Child support agencies do not handle child-custody issues. Contact your local family court commissioner or a private attorney for help settling custody and placement disputes.

Updated September 27, 2012

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