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Effective September 6th, clients and attorneys will have the ability to file complaints and petitions along with additional supporting documents electronically through the Child Support Website (CSWS).

How it works:

You must be registered on the CSWS to submit a request. After you complete and submit a request, you will receive a confirmation email that will advise you to come into our office during normal business hours to complete your request. If there is a situation in which we do not need you to appear in our office to complete your request, we will send you a subsequent email communication with additional information and instruction. Your filing is not considered complete and cannot be processed until you have appeared in our office or submitted the necessary additional information/fee as requested by our office.

Forms you can electronically submit for various actions:

New Cases:

Application for Child/Spousal Support

Complaint for Support

Authorization for Release of Information

Entry of Appearance

Complaint for Support Defendant as Petitioner

Modification of Existing Orders:

Petition-Modification /Termination/Reinstatement of an Existing Support Order

Entry of Appearance

NOTE: the $25.00 petition to modify fee must be paid prior to the Online Petition being processed.

Payment may be remitted to:

DRS Docketing
6th Floor
633 Court Street
Reading, PA 19601

Entry of Appearance:

Entry of Appearance

Withdrawal of Complaint:

Withdrawal of Complaint

Recovery of Overpayments:

Petition for Recovery of Support Overpayment in Active Case

Petition for Recovery of Support Overpayment in Terminated Case

E-Services Client Assistance Reference Guide.pdfFollow this link to view the E-Services Client Assistance Reference Guide

Please note:

Our Attorney Section of this website provides a link to an E-Services-Attorney Assistance-Reference Guide.