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Child Support

Child support can forever link an abuser and survivor if they have children in common.  The links below will help you sort out the pros and cons of getting child support, explore safety issues, and help you understanding your options within the child support system.


Your Rights Regarding Child Support

A list of frequently asked questions that informs you of your rights, how the system works, and what you should consider before making the decision to participate in this system.

Division of Child Support - Department of Social & Health Services

This is an external link to DSHS Division of Child Support website. Please read our article Your Rights Regarding Child Support which discusses frequently asked questions that may help clarify the information provided.

Child Support and Domestic Violence

An online learning course that covers basic information for advocates helping survivors navigate the child support system.