Child Support

Asked about 2 years ago - Oakland, CA

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  1. Michael Charles Schwerin

    Contributor Level 17


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    Answered . Go to your nearest Department of Child Support Services offices and apply there.

    Michael Schwerin, San Jose, California phone: 408-295-4232 email: Consultation fees,... more
  2. John Noah Kitta

    Contributor Level 19


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    Answered . The first consideration is were you married to the father, and if not, did you petition the court to establish paternity? On that basis, a Motion needs to be filed to establish child support and for a determination of an appropriate parenting plan. You need to hire a lawyer and file a Motion to obtain said support or request assistance from the Family Law Division of the District Attorney's Office.

    i hope this is helpful.

    John N. Kitta

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  3. Pamela Janet Ross

    Contributor Level 12

    Answered . First start by talking to the Alameda County department of child support services.
    If you cannot help you, and you cannot afford a private attorney contact and the Alaeda county volunteer attorney program. If you do not qualify for those or they cannot help you, contact my office we are a nonprofit that charges on a sliding scale based on income and family size.

    This answer is a general interpretation of the law and is not fact specific to your case. Likewise it does not... more

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