About Child Support Services


Sierra Nevada Regional Department of Child Support Services (SNRDCSS) provides the following services:
  • Establishing paternity
  • Locating a parent to establish paternity and/or child support and enforcing child support payment
  • Establishing, modifying and enforcing a court order to pay child support
  • Collecting and distributing child and spousal support payments
  • Establishing and enforcing medical support (including dental and vision care) and family support orders
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Services SNRDCSS Does Not Handle

  • Community property issues
  • Custody or visitation issues
  • Divorce cases
  • Establishing spousal support orders
  • Obtaining or enforcing restraining orders

Discrimination Notice

Federal law prohibits discrimination on the grounds of race, color, national origin, age, or handicap in programs or activities receiving financial assistance, such as the Child Support Program.