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  • Child Support Fact Sheet

    Each child is entitled to be supported by both parents, and all parents have a legal duty to support their children. Court-ordered child support is usually money, but may also include medical support, such as health insurance or assistance with medical expenses. Read More

    By:
    D.C. Bar Pro Bono Center
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  • Fee Waivers Fact Sheet

    In D.C. Family Court, it costs $80 to start a divorce, custody, visitation or child support case. Once the case has been started, it costs $20 to file a counterclaim or a motion. There may also be other costs, such as witness fees or publication of notices. This two page flyer will explain how to get court fees waived in D.C. Read More

    By:
    D.C. Bar Pro Bono Center
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    English
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  • Starting a Child Support Case Fact Sheet

    A two page flyer about starting a child support case in D.C. Read More

    By:
    D.C. Bar Pro Bono Center
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    English
    Spanish / Español