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Calculate Child Support

Department of Child Support Services (DCSS)

The California Guideline Child Support Calculator is based on California Child Support Guidelines and can be used to estimate the amount of child support that may be ordered in your case.

General Information: 1-866-901-3212

Related Services: Apply for Child Support

Frequently Asked Questions

You can find pamphlets about the program and available services in our DCSS Publications
Child support case information is confidential and not open to the public, but documents in court files or county recorder files are public records.
There are 51 county and regional child support agencies throughout California. The LCSA is the organization through which the public can apply for help in obtaining child support. Find an LCSA.

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