The Domestic Relations Section is responsible for the establishment of Support Orders on behalf of children and spouses, establishment of paternity, location of absent obligors, and the enforcement of monetary Orders for Support and medical support. The Domestic Relations Section also establishes and enforces Orders for Alimony Pendente Lite and enforces alimony Orders.
The Domestic Relations Section is committed to assuring that children of separated or divorced parents or in single parent homes are provided the best possible standard of living. The efforts of the Section limit the need for family welfare benefits and allows for recoupment of welfare dollars paid on behalf of dependents. As a result of the Domestic Relation Section's efforts, tax dollars are saved and families are provided the assistance needed.