Domestic Relations Services

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

703-246-3040
TTY 711

4110 Chain Bridge Road, Suite 202
Fairfax, VA 22030

Laura Harris,
Unit Director

Child Support

  • A parent or person with legal custody of a child can file a petition for Child Support in Domestic Relations.
  • Child Support is often based upon the determination of Custody and Visitation
  • NEW child support cases are generally filed in the county/state where the paying party lives or together with Custody & Visitation cases in this court
  • Virginia guidelines are used by the judge to determine child support based on both parents’ incomes
  • Talk with your attorney or Domestic Relations if you have questions about where to file for Child Support
  • Cases brought to court are subject to filing fees

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