Child Support Program

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Manatee County Clerk of the Circuit Court
1115 Manatee Ave. W., 2nd Flr.
Bradenton, Florida 34205

Toll Free Phone: 1-850-488-5437
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Program Description

*Visit Website for more information*Provides paternity and/or child support establishment, including genetic testing, if necessary; location; modification of child support orders; enforcement of child support obligations. *Walk-ins welcome. *English/Spanish language spoken. **Toll Free customer service telephone number available 7:30am - 6:00pm, Monday thru Friday for all counties except Miami-Dade. Florida Relay Service number 1-800-955-8771(TTY).

Services Available Through This Program

Law Enforcement and Legal Assistance

Hours of Operation

Eligibility Requirements and Important Information

* No income limits; services provided to the parent or guardian of a minor child(ren) where one parent is absent from the home. Services are available for relative caregivers also. Hours of operation are from 8:30am to 4:30pm, Monday through Friday. * Required documentation includes: social security cards, birth certificates and photo ID of the parent or guardian of the child(ren). Verification of income (if applicable) and other documentation necessary to take legal action will be requested. Contact local office for additional information on setting up a case and for other required documentation. * We do not establish or enforce visitation or custody.

Availability and Fees
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Other Fee Information


Points of Interest

Interviews are not scheduled. Walk ins are taken on a first come, first serve basis.


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