You may also chat with DCSS during normal business hours, Monday - Friday:8 a.m. eastern time, except state holidays when the agency is closed. Where DNA evidence is used to establish the identity of the accused, a prosecution for the following offenses may be commenced at any time: armed robbery, kidnapping, rape, aggravated child molestation, aggravated sodomy, and aggravated sexual battery. When parents get divorced, either parent may request a temporary hearing before the final trial.
Step 6: Enforce the support order When the NCP does not pay the full amount or does not pay at all, enforcement action is necessary.
If a parent does not obey a support order, he or she may be found in contempt of court.
All others must complete an application form and pay a fee of $25.
You may fill out an application online or you may download an application or you can request an application be emailed to you by calling 1-844-MYGADHS (1-844-694-2347).
It also provides the NCP with a record of payments made.
If support payments are not deducted from the NCP's paycheck, they should be paid as directed in the court order.
Prosecutions for rape must be commenced within 15 years.
This provision is subject to certain exceptions, including a lengthier statute of limitations of seven years if the victim was under the age of 16 at the time of the offense.
The review by the local office can result in a recommendation that the amount of support should be less, more or stay the same. To obtain further assistance, you may contact the DCSS Communications Center at 1.844.