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About Child Support Enforcement through DCFS

Child Support Enforcement Services include locating a parent, establishing paternity, establishing child support orders, enforcing orders, and collection and distribution of child support. Includes information on application and paternity testing fees as well as contact information for Child Support Enforcement.

About Paternity

Find out about paternity in Louisiana. Why it's important to prove your child's paternity. How to prove paternity. How to fight a paternity suit.

Acknowledgement of Paternity

See these online forms from the Louisiana Department of Health. See also Frequently Asked Questions about Paternity, in the Family & Children section of www.lawhelp.org/la, under the area marked "Paternity."

Establishing Paternity

This resource explains how paternity is determined by operation of law and how paternity can be established, changed, or disavowed by a man presumed to be the father of a child by operation of law.

How to Order Louisiana Birth Records

Louisiana is a "closed record" state. This means that birth and death certificates are not public records. All requests for birth or death certificates must include proper identification, appropriate fees, and a completed application.

Understanding Custody by Consent

This resource explains how a Court can approve a Consent Judgment when parents agree on the issue of custody and what the Court will consider in deciding whether to approve the agreement.

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