Domestic Relations

Mission Statement

Our mission is to serve the public by providing child and spousal support services as authorized by federal and state law as well as local rules of court.

We will establish, modify and enforce orders of support and provide support collection services children and families in an effective and efficient manner. We will also establish paternity for children born out of wedlock.

We will perform our duties with professionalism and treat our clients with dignity and respect.

The Domestic Relations Office is a division of the Fayette County Court of Common Pleas. The Domestic Relations Office is primarily responsible for working with families to establish paternity and to establish and enforce support orders.

The employees of the Domestic Relations Office are trained to provide clients with information concerning support. The employees of the Domestic Relations Office are not permitted or licensed to provide legal advice on your case.

Public Service Building


Services

Services provided include:

  • Enforcement of Support Orders
  • Establishment of Paternity
  • Establishment of Support Orders including Medical Support
  • Location of Absent Parent

Fees

A $35.50 filing fee is charged at the time a Complaint for Support is filed. A $10 filing fee is charged at the time a Petition to Modify the Order is filed. A $35 filing fee is charged at the time a De Novo Hearing before the Court is filed.

Additional Information

For additional information you may also visit the Pennsylvania State Child Support website and the EPPI Card website.