Child Support: DHHS Support Enforcement

Change DHHS Child Support Order

If your financial situation changes, here is what you can do to try to change your DHHS order.

Child Support Due and Debt for Past Support (DHHS Support Enforcement)

Find out how DHHS determines how much child support you owe.

DHHS Support Enforcement Manual

These are the rules the DHHS Division of Support Enforcement is required to follow.

Establishing Paternity for Your Child

Information about genetic testing, acknowledgement of paternity, and other frequently-asked questions about establishing paternity.

Income Tax Refunds: Injured Spouse Claims

Was your tax refund withheld to pay your spouse's debt? You may be eligible to file an injured spouse claim.

Maine Child Support Application: Non-Welfare

Follow the links to learn about child support in Maine and how to apply for collection services through DHHS. This is for parents who do not receive TANF.

Military Retirement Pay and the Collection of Child and Spousal Support

Federal and state law allow money from military retirement pay to be with held to meet most child support and spousal support obligations.

Military Retirement Pay and the Collection of Child and Spousal Support

Federal and state law allow money from military retirement pay to be withheld to meet most child support and spousal support obligations. There are limits to what can be withheld.

Paternity

Am I the Father? This series of on-line articles explains how the Maine child support enforcement system works.

TANF and Child Support

This helps you figure out how much child support DHHS should be passing through to you each month. The amount depends on how much other income you have, such as earnings.