What services does Domestic Relations provide?

Bucks County Domestic Relations Section, a department within the Family Court Division, enters, modifies, and enforces orders for child support, spousal support, and alimony pendente lite, and establishes paternity for children on support cases who were born out of wedlock.

To address custody, visitation, protection from abuse, or divorce, contact the Prothonotary Office at 215-348-6822.

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1. What services does Domestic Relations provide?
2. Do I have to come to Domestic Relations in person to file for support?
3. What information do I need to provide before my support conference?
4. How do I submit documents to Domestic Relations?
5. What is the difference between a conference and a hearing?
6. Do I have to appear in person for my conference?
7. Do I have to appear in person for my hearing?
8. Can I pay my child support at the Domestic Relations Office?
9. How will I receive my support payments?
10. How long will my child support order be in effect?
11. Are translation or interpreter services available?
12. How do I get reimbursed for the medical expenses that are included in my support order?
13. How can I check my balance?
14. How do I request enforcement of my case?
15. How do I request a payment history?
16. How do I request a copy of my order?
17. I have a Domestic Relations Bench Warrant. What should I do?
18. How does paternity testing work?
19. When there is family violence, can personal information be kept confidential?
20. Why am I being charged $35?