Child support application

Apply for services online with Viola, the interactive online application for child support.

To have a paper application mailed to you, please call our office at (866) 901-3212 or stop by our office at 100 West Court Street, Woodland, CA. You can also download the application in any of the following languages:

English  | Armenian  | Chinese  | Hmong  | Russian  | Spanish  | Vietnamese  

Other child support forms

  • Request for Modification
    Use this link to request a modification (English only)
  • Answer
    Use this form to respond to a Summons and Complaint if you disagree with the included Proposed Judgment.  Filing this will result in a hearing where you can explain your position to the Commissioner.

  • Request for Continuance
    Use this form if you would like to ask the court for a change in the court date.  It must be approved by the court before the date can be changed.

  • Income and Expense (I&E) Declaration
    Use this form if you are asked to file an I&E by DCSS or in court papers.

  • Request for Telephone Appearance
    Use this form to ask the court for permission to appear by telephone.  Make sure you follow the requirements precisely.

  • Responsive Declaration
    Use this form if you need or are required to respond to various court actions (like declarations, modifications, etc.)

  • Notice of Change of Address
    Use this form when you move.  If you don't file a change of address form, you may miss important court papers and issues may be decided without your knowledge or input.

  • Compromise of Arrears (COAP) Application
    Use this form to apply for a reduction in your unpaid child suport balance (arrears).  You may want to discuss this with your DCSS case worker first.