Currently in the military and about to get deployed, I'm also seeking a divorce from my wife but would like to know can I put myself on child support without having to go to court.
If you are seeking a divorce, then you likely have an attorney. Have your attorney present your financial information to the Court. The Court will then sign an order providing for support of your child/children. That can be done at a temporary hearing.
If you do not have an attorney, and the child is on any type of government assistance (food stamps, health care, . . .), call the local DHS office and tell them that you want to start paying support. They are obligated to take care of getting an order from the Court if the minor child is on government assistance.
Otherwise, hire a local attorney.
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