Agency: Child Support Division - Office of the Attorney General of Texas

Agency Profile

General Information

Agency Name:
Child Support Division - Office of the Attorney General of Texas
As the official child support enforcement agency for the State of Texas, the Office of the Attorney General provides services for parents who wish to obtain or provide support for their children.

The Child Support Division determines, on a case-by-case basis, which of the child support services listed below are appropriate:

Locating the absent parent
Establishing paternity
Establishing and enforcing child support orders
Establishing and enforcing medical support orders
Reviewing and adjusting child support payments
Collecting and distributing child support payments

The Office of the Attorney General provides parents with a full range of child support services at little to no cost. The services are required by federal law and funded by the federal government and the State of Texas.

Mission Statement:
The Attorney General's Child Support Division has a responsibility to assist parents in obtaining the financial support necessary for children to grow up and succeed in life. To encourage parental responsibility, the Attorney General establishes paternity of children, establishes court orders for financial and medical support and vigorously enforces support orders.

The Attorney General promotes the emotional involvement of both parents in the life of the child by working with community groups, schools and hospitals. Attorney General employees will perform their duties in an efficient manner to minimize taxpayer expense and in a friendly fashion to maximize customer satisfaction.

All activities conducted within the Child Support Division, whether projects or ongoing functions, are designed to support the priorities of:

Collections; and,
Customer services.
Issues Addressed by Agency:
  • Government
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Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday
8 AM - 5 PM

Agency-Wide Contact Information

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2512 S. IH 35 Suite 200
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