Domestic Relations

Teresa Anthony

Director

Teresa Anthony

Director

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Jennifer Newman

Solicitor

Program Description

Establishment of Paternity, Location of Absent Parents, Establishment of Child Support, Spouse Support, and APL, Enforcement of Support Orders.

The Franklin County Domestic Relations Section is responsible for the administration of child / spouse support Enforcement Program which consists of: Case Initiation, Paternity Determination, Location of Absent Parents, Establishment and Modification of Support Orders, and Enforcement of Financial and Non-Financial Orders.

Client Information

The Domestic Relations Section is the agency in Franklin County responsible for all matters involving the support of spouses and/or children.
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Services Provided

• Location of absent parents
• Establishment of paternity
• Establishment of support orders including medical support
• Enforcement of support orders
• Modification of support, if warrented
• Limited collection and distribution of support payments

All payments shall be made payable to PA SCDU at:  
Pennsylvania SCDU
P.O. Box 69110
Harrisburg, PA  17106-9110

All payments are processed daily Monday through Friday by SCDU 

Legal representation may be available for plaintiffs in child support cases pertaining to paternity, comtempt and appeal matters 

There is a $25 fee for non-welfare cases and it is deducted from the IRS collection made on your behalf before the monies are distributed to you.

Helpful Links

Pennsylvania Child Support Website
Pennsylvania Law Help Website

Fees

Docketing Fee
$40.00 
 
JCF
$35.50 
 
Genetic Testing 
$18.95 Per Person
$56.85 Per Family
 
Service Fee
$26.00 (annual) Charged monthly to Payor
 
Sheriff's Fee As Assessed

 

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Administrative Annex
218 North Second Street
Chambersburg, PA 17201
(717) 264-6144
Fax (717) 267-1223
Office Hours:
M - F, 8:30am - 4:30pm
Closed on weekends and all county observed holidays.