How do I make my child support payments?
- Payments can be made in cash at the Porter County Clerk's Office at the Juvenile Services Center or downtown at the main Courthouse. to Mail cashier checks, money orders or personal checks to INSCCU at P.O. Box 7130 Indianapolis, IN 46207-7130
- Pay online with a debit or credit card or by calling 855-972-9427
- Pay by MoneyGram at CVS, Walmart and Ace Cash Express stores.
*You will need your ISETS number to make online payments. Additional fees may apply *
Where can I get a copy of my court order?
- JP cases are available at the clerks office at the Juvenile Services Center 1660 S State Road 2 Valparaiso, IN 46385 Closed 12-1
- DR cases are available at the clerks office downtown at the main Courthouse 16 E Lincolnway Valparaiso, IN 46383
* There is a fee of $1 cash per page *
How can I get a pay-docket of my child support payments?
- The clerks office at the Juvenile Services Center 1660 S State Road 2 Valparaiso, IN 46385 (Closed 12-1) or the main Courthouse 16 E Lincolnway Valparaiso, IN 46383 can provide you with a print out of your pay history.
*There is a fee of $1 cash per page*
How can I find out if a payment has been made?
- You can contact the Kidsline at 800-840-8757 to see if payments have been made to you case
How will I receive my first child support payment?
- Your first child support payment will be mailed to you in check form. The State will send you a letter asking how you would like following payments. You can elect to have them direct deposited into a bank account, or have them put on a debit card.
How can I get visitation of my child/children?
- Our office does not handle visitation or custody issues. You may contact a private attorney, file Pro Se, or contact the Indiana Parenting Time helpline at 844-836-0003.
My child is 18, are they emancipated?
- Indiana emancipation age is 19. However, there are different ways that a child may be found emancipated before their 19th birthday. You can inquire with our office if you have questions regarding this.
I would like help with my child's college expenses from the non-custodial parent.
- Our office will not pursue college expenses. You can contact a private attorney or file Pro Se for this issue.
Am I going to receive the non-custodial's taxes?
- By State and Federal law, our office is prohibited from discussing income tax matters including refunds.
I was divorced in Porter County, do I automatically have a case with your office?
- No. Unless an application has been filed with our office by either party, your case does not automatically become a IVD case.
Will my court date be cancelled due to weather?
- In cases of inclement weather, please refer to the Porter County website, or the Porter County Facebook page for county closures.