The mission of the Franklin County Child Support Enforcement Agency is to enhance family development and stability by providing innovative child support services which emphasize empathy, education, accountability, and collaboration.
What the CSEA Can Do
- Location of non-custodial parent.
- Paternity establishment.
- Establishment of child support and medical support orders.
- Enforcement of child support and medical support orders.
- Review and modification of support orders.
- Termination of support orders.
What the CSEA Cannot Do
- Assist with issues regarding visitation and/or custody.
- Offer legal advice. If you have such questions, please contact a private attorney.
- Provide legal representation for either party at court hearings. The CSEA represents the best interest of the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services.
- Give credit for direct payments (payments not made through the CSEA). By law, direct payments are considered a gift.
- Dictate or verify how child support is utilized by the obligee.
- Use a current spouse's income to calculate a support obligation.
- Discuss a case with a third party without a written consent to release information about the obligor or obligee.