Paying & Receiving Child Support
NOTICE:THIS IS A NOTICE THAT THE ANNUAL SUPPORT AND/OR MAINTENANCE DOCKET FEE IS NOW DUE. EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2008, BY LAW, THE FEE WAS INCREASED TO $55.00 PER I.C. 33-37-5-6-31-16-15. THIS FEE MUST BE PAID BY ANY PERSON WHO HAS BEEN COURT-ORDERED TO PAY CHILD SUPPORT, MAINTENANCE AND/OR ARREARAGES. YOU MAY MAIL YOUR ANNUAL CHILD SUPPORT AND/OR MAINTENANCE DOCKET FEE OF $55.00, PLUS ANY REMAINING FEE BALANCES, TO THE HENRY COUNTY CLERK, PO BOX B, NEW CASTLE, IN 47362, OR PAY IN PERSON AT THE HENRY COUNTY CLERK’S OFFICE LOCATED IN THE HENRY COUNTY JUSTICE CENTER ACROSS FROM THE COURTHOUSE.
Your support payments may be made in person at the Henry Count Justice Center in the Clerk’s Office. Our hours are Monday through Friday from 8:00 am until 4:00 pm. Please note that we are closed on all legal holidays.
Mail Payments to: Child Support Henry County Clerk PO Box B New Castle, IN 47362
Please be sure to write your cause number or your ISETS case number on your money order or certified cashier’s check. We want to be sure your payment is credited to the correct account and there is no delay in sending your payment to the custodial parent.
You may pay your child support with cash, if made in person, money order or certified cashier’s check. We do not accept personal checks.
We cannot modify support orders. If a change needs to be made, you will need to contact your attorney or the Court.
Everyone who pays support in Indiana must pay an annual fee of $55.00 (I.C. 33-37-5-6-31-16-15). This fee is in addition to the regular support payments and must be paid on a separate check from your regular support. the fee must be paid by January 31st of each year. Persons paying support who do not pay this fee may face legal action to collect it.
Need a copy of your payment history? The cost is $1.00 per page, plus an additional fee of $1.00 if you need it certified. Privacy laws require you to show a picture ID if you request this in person.
Receiving Support: If you are receiving support and have questions, please call the KIDS line at 1-800-840-8757.
Please make sure that you notify us of your change of address! Addresses can be changed in writing by mail, only if notarized. If you want to change your address by coming into our office, please bring a photo ID with you.
The court makes support orders and the Clerk does not have the authority to enforce or modify these orders. If you need a support order enforced, changed or arrearages determined, please talk to your attorney. You may also choose to join the Title IV-D Enforcement Program through the Henry county Prosecuting Attorney’s Child Support Division. For information about this program you may call (765) 529-7565.