Know Your Rights

The following are the most frequently asked questions:

  1. I am applying for AFDC/ or Medi-Cal. Do I have to ask for the child support from the other parent?
  2. What does it mean to cooperate with the family support office?
  3. What happens during an interview with the family support office?
  4. What does it mean to "assign" my support rights?
  5. My children and I need financial assistance now. The other parent left us 10 years ago. Will the family support office still try to find him/her?
  6. If they cannot find the other parent, does that mean I cannot get AFDC or Medi - Cal benefits?
  7. I want the family support office to enforce my court order. Is the information I provide open to the public?
  8. How can I be sure that the right amount of child support has been sent to me?
  9. Talk to Dep. D.A.