Frequently Asked Questions
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|Can your office help me if my case is not in the IV-D Monitoring Program?
|Yes, you may apply for services if you meet certain qualifications. More information regarding application services.
|Do I need to appear in court?
|Yes, unless you have received a notice from this office stating otherwise.
|Do I need to hire an attorney?
|It is your decision to hire an attorney or represent yourself. If we file for enforcement in your case, we do not represent you or the other party.
|Do you modify custody orders?
|Do you modify possession and access (visitation) orders?
|Does the Domestic Relations Office represent me?
|The Domestic Relations Office represents the county/state.
|How can I get a copy of my court order?
|Contact the Tarrant County District Clerk's Office.
|How can I get my child support increased/decreased?
|If the case is in the IV-D Monitoring Program, contact Tarrant County Child Support Services to have your case reviewed. Read Additional resources.
|How long will it take for the other parent to be served/arrested?
|It depends on the agency assigned the service papers/arrest warrant.
|What are Legal Support Services' office hours?
|Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.
|Will it take all day for my case to be heard in court?
|It is best if you plan to be at court the entire day.