Fathers' Rights and Responsibilities: Paternity and Legitimization
This web page contains answers to common questions about collecting child support and alimony from military personnel and employees of the Department of Defense.
Guide to what parents should know if they are investigated for child abuse or child neglect. PDF document (may load slowly).
A collection of six guides available in both English and Spanish for use by fathers involved in child protection cases (child welfare cases) that you can download for free.
A report that looks at alternative methods of having fathers provide for their children.
Whether you are with an organization that serves fathers and families, or you are a father yourself, it's important to carry the message of the value of fathers to our nation. To help you share this message, we created a simple yet powerful infographic outlining the father absence crisis in America, and how it's affecting our children.
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).