Facts & Frequently Asked Questions

  1. Facts About the Program

    Learn about the Title IV-D Child Support program and how we can help you.

    1. Court

      Learn about the role of the court and how you can contact the court.

    2. Contempt, Writs & Jail

      A person who does not follow a court's order and has no valid excuse for not doing so may be found in contempt of court. A writ of body attachment is a court order to the Sheriff to arrest a person and hold them in custody. A writ of body attachment is a court order to the Sheriff to arrest a person and hold them in custody.

    3. Custody & Parenting Time

      The Title IV-D Program is not permitted to give advice about or otherwise become involved with issues of custody or parenting time.

    4. Interstate Cases

      An interstate case is one in which either the custodial party or the non-custodial parent lives outside the State of Indiana.

    5. Tax Intercepts

      If a non-custodial parent has accumulated an arrearage on his or her child support order, all or part of his or her Federal and State income tax refunds may be intercepted and applied to the child support arrearage.

    6. Title IV-D Chid Support Program

      The Title IV-D Child Support Program is a federally-funded agency that operates in every Indiana county and in every state in the nation.

  2. Frequently Asked Questions

    Read the top 10 questions from both custodial and non-custodial parents.

    1. FAQs from Custodial Parents

      Read 10 of the most frequently asked questions about child support.

    2. FAQs from Non-Custodial Parents

      Find answers to child support questions from non-custodial parents.