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Maine Child Support Resources

Child Support Q&A for Single Parents in Maine


Whether you need to file for child support in Maine or request a child support modification, the following "Frequently Asked Questions" will help you access local resources:

How do I find my local child support agency?

Start by visiting the Maine Child Support: Division of Support Enforcement and Recovery website, which provides a comprehensive list of local child support agencies throughout the state. Alternatively, you can call 2-1-1 to find the office nearest you.

How do I file for child support in Maine?

The following steps will help you establish a child support order in Maine:

  1. Become familiar with Maine's child support guidelines.

  2. Optional: Use the Maine Child Support Calculator to estimate the amount of child support you will receive.

  3. Print an application for child support services in Maine.

  4. Submit the application online or in person at your local child support agency.


Where can I access additional child support resources?

There are several federal and state resources available to you, including:

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