How can I file for child support if the father lives in out of the country? 9 Answers as of November 06, 2012I'm trying to help my sister get information. She has two children but the father lives in Nevis. The only information she has is his social security number. She needs to know the correct way to go about filing for child support for her kids.
Warner Center Law Offices of Donald F. Conviser | Donald F. Conviser
She should contact her local public child support agency. In Los Angeles, the local?public child support agency?is CSSD (Child Support Services Department).? Your county will have its own public child support agency.? The California Department of Child Support Services (DCSS)?may be?another place to seek information and assistance.
Answer Applies to: California
John Russo | John Russo
The same way as if he lived where you reside, the issue here is not where he is, it is notice to him there, every person subject to legal proceedings in this country has a right to notice of said proceedings, that does not mean telling, your aunt's cousin's, best friends wife's, daughter's boyfriend, who knows somebody that knows him to tell him. What it means is legal notice that meets the requirements of your jurisdiction, once he is served and the court has a certified return within the courts file then you will be allowed to proceed. Now even once you get the order then the order needs to be enforced, you may or may not ever receive anything, but at least get the order because it will continue to run until the child is emancipated, and if he ever returns to this country he will have major problems. And even after the child is emancipated the child can always go after him for the back support as long as he is breathing.
Answer Applies to: Rhode Island