How to Receive Child Support in Maryland

Learn how to receive child support in Maryland with this helpful guide from the Maryland Child Support Administration (CSA). Find out how to contact the Customer Care Center, use the online calculator, and more.

Are you looking for ways to receive child support in Maryland? The Maryland Child Support Administration (CSA) is here to help. They provide a range of services to help parents get the financial, medical, and emotional support their children need. Here's what you need to know about receiving child support in Maryland.

Contact the Customer Care Center

at 1-800-332-6347 (TTY) 1-800-735-225 to request direct deposit of child support payments. The CSA can also enroll customers in the electronic payment issuance card (ePIC) program if they choose.

If you are planning to open a child support case and want to represent yourself, look for financial and child support forms in the family law forms index. To open a child support case, file a child support complaint (CC-DR-00) with the appropriate financial statement. The local child support control office can also open a child support case on your behalf or help you enforce a child support order. Learn about DHS child support services.

Use the Online Calculator

to estimate the amount of child support the court can approve based on current guidelines.

The CSA also has a Payment Incentive Program to help parents pay back child support arrears they owe to the state of Maryland. When parents are not living together, child support can be established to ensure that the child's financial needs are met. The CSA is here to help make sure that children receive the financial, medical, and emotional support they need.

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