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Delaware Child Support Enforcement and Collection

In the state of Delaware, the Division of Child Support Enforcement is overseen by Delaware Health and Social Services.

The goal of the Delaware DCSE are to ensure that children have the financial support of both their parents, to foster responsible behavior towards children, to emphasize that children need to have both parents involved in their lives, and to reduce welfare costs.

Services Available:
  • Find the absent/non-custodial parent
  • Establish the legal father of a child
  • Establish a legal child support order:
  • Collect child support payments
  • Provide services to change child support orders
  • Account for payments received and distributed
Any person who has a child support and/or medical support order, or wants to establish one, can apply for child support enforcement services by completing and returning an Application for Child Support Services

Contact Information
Division Of Child Support Enforcement
Charles E. Hayward, Director
Theodore Mermigos, Deputy Director
(302) 395-6520
84 A Christiana Road
New Castle, DE 19720
Information Calls: (302) 395-6500
Delaware Child Support Enforcement
Delaware Child Support Forms
Visit our online Delaware Child Support Calculator

Delaware Divorce Attorneys by County

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New Castle

Delaware Divorce Mediators by County

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New Castle

This information has been compiled directly from the most recently available child support enforcement information. Every effort has been made to assure that this information is correct and complete. Be aware that laws frequently change. Do not take any action based on this information without first consulting an attorney to be certain that the laws pertaining to your particular situation have not changed.

The language used in most cases on this page is legal terminology taken directly from the statutes and laws of each state. The terminology is not always easy to understand. If you are not sure of something you should consult an attorney so that you can fully understand the meaning of the laws.

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