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Branch County Courthouse

31 Division St.
Coldwater, MI 49036

Hours

Monday - Friday
8:00am - 4:50pm

Phone

517.279.4300

Frequently Asked Question:

Additional solutions can be found on each department's page

How do I start a child support case?

Starting a Case

If you or your children currently receive public assistance or have received assistance in the past, you should already have a child support case. If you have not received a letter from the Office of Child Support within three months of your public assistance case opening, call 1-866-540-0008.

If you or your children have received public assistance in the past and a child support case was not opened, or is closed, you can apply for child support services. You may apply online with MiChildSupport, or you may print, complete and mail the IV-D Child Support Services Application/Referral - DHS-1201.http://www.michigan.gov/documents/DHS-1201_136519_7.pdf

If you or your children have never received public assistance and you do not already have a case open, you can apply for child support services. You may apply online with MiChildSupport, or you may print, complete and mail the IV-D Child Support Services Application/Referral - DHS-1201.

Here is a direct link to the website. 

http://www.michigan.gov/mdhhs/0,5885,7-339-73971_5528_61204_41277---,00.html



posted 03-17-2017 [Friend of the Court]