This web page contains answers to common questions about collecting child support and alimony from military personnel and employees of the Department of Defense.
This guide has information about the Child Support (CSE) Program and services that are available to you. The CSE Program is a government program to help make parents support their children when thy do not live together. Federal, state, and local agencies work together to try to collect child support payments for you.
Divorced or never-married fathers are often court ordered to pay child support. Some orders result from a private family court order or through the South Carolina Department of Social Services (DSS). Whether a private or DSS child support order, most orders are paid through the clerk of court so that payments are monitored and enforced. The child support and legal system can often be confusing and daunting leaving fathers with many questions that if unanswered can dramatically impact their lives. The following answers address frequently asked questions. PDF document (may load slowly).