If your divorce decree was signed on or after October 16, 2000, or your final order establishing paternity was signed on or after March 12, 2007, it is possible your case was automatically referred into IV-D Monitoring Program. The program is the result of a cooperative agreement (contract) between the Domestic Relations Office and the Texas Attorney General's Office. It authorizes Legal Enforcement to file motions regarding child support under Title IV-D of the Social Security Act, in the same manner as any Texas Attorney General's Office.
NOTE: Paternity orders initiated by the Texas Attorney
General's Office are not part of the Domestic Relations Office
IV-D Monitoring Program.
If your case was not referred to the IV-D Monitoring Program, Legal Enforcement may file an action to enforce a child and medical support obligation under our enforcement application services. Read Additional information.
If you have an active case with Legal Enforcement, you may contact our office at 817-884-1879. Office hours are from 7:30a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.
NOTE: If you are represented by an attorney, you must have your attorney contact our office on your behalf.
If your case is in the IV-D Monitoring Program and you would like to determine if it qualifies for enforcement of a past-due (unpaid) child support obligation, please contact the Child Support Office at 817-884-1475.
If your case is in the IV-D Monitoring Program and you would like to
determine if it qualifies for a modification of the current child
support obligation, please contact the
Support Office at 817-884-1475.
If you have a Tarrant County order placing the other party on
community supervision with the Domestic Relations Office, please
Supervision Unit at 817-884-1848.
If you already have a case with the Texas Attorney General's Office,
or are currently receiving public assistance, please contact the
Attorney General's Office-Child Support.
County Telephone Operator 817-884-1111
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