Child Support Services
Due to the ongoing State of Emergency and COVID-19 virus the Washtenaw County Prosecutor’s Office
Child Support Division is currently closed to the public. It is currently expected that the building will reopen on Monday, April 13th.
If you have an appointment with our office you will receive a rescheduled appointment date and time in the mail. If you would like to send an email, you may do so at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Specify “child support” in the subject line and provide a name and telephone number where you may be reached. Otherwise, please call back with any questions on April 13th at 734-222-6630. Thank you.
For directions to our office, parking, and the downtown courthouse, use this interactive google map.
- We serve residents of Washtenaw County by establishing paternity and/or obtaining child support by court order.
- Services are available for families receiving public assistance or to families who do not receive assistance, but apply for our services through the Department of Human Services, DHS (formally FIA).
- The Prosecutor’s Office represents county residents in over 90% of the paternity cases filed here each year. We also file cases for child support alone when legal parents are separated.
- We establish child support obligations totaling approximately 2 million dollars each year for hundreds of families.
- How can I start a case?
- How do I contact DHS to begin?
- How is child support collected?
- How is the absent parent notified?
- What about custody and visitation issues?
- What about DNA testing?
- What about DNA testing in private cases?
- What about PA approval of judgements of divorces?
- What happens at my appointment?
- What if a husband is not the biological father of a child?
- What if the absent parent does not cooperate?
- What if the absent parent lives outside of Michigan?
- What is a child support case?
- What is a paternity case?
- What will the court order include?