Domestic Relations Section of Franklin County

Domestic Relations Section of Franklin County


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General Information
Description of ServiceThe Franklin County Domestic Relations Section is responsible for the administration of child / spouse support Enforcement Program which consists of: Case Initiation, Paternity Determination, Location of Absent Parents, Establishment and Modification of Support Orders, and Enforcement of Financial and Non-Financial Orders.

Services Provided
• Location of absent parents
• Establishment of paternity
• Establishment of support orders including medical support
• Enforcement of support orders
• Modification of support, if warrented
• Limited collection and distribution of support payments
LocationFranklin
Geographical AreaFranklin
Facility/ADA AccessWheelchair Accessible
Intake ProcedureWalk-ins and appointments are accepted. Individuals should bring proof of their address and social security information.
Helpful TipsFees (based upon services)

Docketing Fee - $40.00
JCF - $35.50
Genetic Testing Fee - $18.95 per person, $56.85 per family
Service Fee - $26.00 (annual) charged on a monthly basis to payor
Sheriff's Fee - as assessed
 
Client Information
Target PopulationParents
Age GroupAll Ages
GenderEither
Languages SpokenEnglish, ​ Interpreters provided based on availability​.
Driver's LicenseNot Required
EligibilityAnyone who is residing in Franklin County can receive the services.
 
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesIndividuals should speak with a representative about fee, as they are based on the services provided.
Fee AmountsSee helpful tip for information on fees.
 
Availability
Hours of Operation Monday - Friday, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Contact Information
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Physical Site Address 1 218 North Second Street
Physical Site City, State, Zip Chambersburg, 17201
Mailing Address 1 218 North Second Street
Mailing City, State, Zip Chambersburg, PA 1721
Main Phone 717-264-6144
Hotline Phone 800-841-3593
Fax 717-267-1223
Web Address www.childsupport.state.pa.us
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Franklin County Judicial Services
Affiliated Program: Domestic Relations Section of Franklin County
This Service: Domestic Relations Section of Franklin County
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Comprehensive Family Law Services (FT-3000.1640)
Paternity/Maternity Establishment (LF-5350.6500)