Child Support and License Suspension
If you fall behind in your child support payments, you might lose your drivers or other license. Read this to learn how to keep this from happening and what you can do if your license does get suspended. #3809EN
Do you owe child support?
General information about how child support is set and your obligation to pay child support. #3810EN
How Can I Collect Child Support?
Learn how the Division of Child Support (DCS), whose services are free, can help you set and collect child support. There is a locator service to help find parents who owe support. #3812EN
I have been served with papers to change my child support. What should I do?
Read this for help figuring out what to do next if you just received papers proposing to change your child support. #3813EN
What if an incarcerated parent has no income or assets to pay child support?
Incarcerated parents -- and people owed child support from incarcerated parents -- may now request a temporary reduction in their child support payments. This fact sheet explains who is eligible and how to make that request. #3830EN
Changing a Parenting Plan or Child Custody Order
Learn more about when and how you can change the final court order awarding custody and visitation of your children. This order might be a Custody Decree or Order, Residential Schedule, or Parenting Plan. #3104EN
Enforcing your Final Divorce Order: Money and Property Issues
How to enforce (make sure everyone follows) the final divorce order and collect the money or property your ex-spouse must pay or give you. #3234EN
Prioritizing Debt: Which Bills do I Pay First?
General information about which bills you should pay first when you are having trouble paying all of your debts. #0110EN
I am age 12 – 16. What are my rights in a minor guardianship case?
If you are a teen and someone has filed to have a court appoint a guardian for you, read this to find out what your rights are. #4402EN
Contempt of Court: When the other person in your case won’t follow a court order
General information about Washington law on contempt in family law cases. It covers only the type of contempt most common to family law cases, called “coercive civil contempt.” Find out how to have a person who is violating a court order obey that order in the future. #3107EN