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Child Support Applications
Custodial Parent Application Acrobat Format (46k)
Non-Custodial Parent Application Acrobat Format (30k)
Modifying Child Support Order
How to modify a child support order without a lawyer? Acrobat Format (128k)
Child Support Guidelines  
To see how much child support may be ordered in your case, you may visit our Child Support Calculator.
South Carolina Child Support Guidelines effective July 1, 2014 (including Worksheets and Tables) Acrobat Format (1,892k)
Child Support Worksheets effective July 1, 2014 Acrobat Format (1,069k)
The Worksheets above were extracted from the South Carolina Child Support Guidelines. For details regarding incomes and credits used while completing the Worksheets, please download the entire Guidelines.
If either parent is in the military, please see Section 3.A.3. of the Guidelines regarding income. You may download military pay tables by clicking here.

New Hire Reporting Program
You may report your new hires on-line at newhire.sc.gov.
Reporting Form HTML Format (5k)
Reporting Form MS Word Format (21k)
Reporting Form Acrobat Format (8k)
Employer Information Package Acrobat Format (116k)
SC Parenting Opportunity Program
For Parents
Establishing Paternity - brochure Acrobat Format (1831k)
Establishing Paternity For Unmarried Parents - booklet Acrobat Format (1743k)
Establish Paternity - poster Acrobat Format (213k)
For Hospital Staff
Training Manual for Hospital Staff Acrobat Format (1,888k)
Guide to Assist Hospitals with Paternity Acknowledgements Acrobat Format (740k)
Hospital Staff Best Practice Ideas Acrobat Format (53k)
Rights and Responsibilities For Completing A Paternity Acknowledgement Acrobat Format (26k)
For Partners
A Note to OBGYNs, Pregnancy Centers, and Other Partners Acrobat Format (493k)
en Español
¡Qué diferencia hace tener un Padre! Acrobat Format (57k)
Información Importante para Padres No Casados Acrobat Format (263k)
¿Y si no estoy seguro de quién es el padre? Acrobat Format (76k)
Memorándum Para Los Papás Acrobat Format (79k)
Preguntas frecuentes acerca de establecer la paternidad Acrobat Format (101k)
Derechos Y Responsabilidades Para Completar Un Reconocimiento De La Paternidad Acrobat Format (57k)
Informative video about paternity
Informative video about paternity with Spanish subtitles
Financial Institution Data Match Program
FIDM Handbook HTML Format (187k)
FIDM Handbook MS Word Format (92k)
FIDM Handbook Acrobat Format (63k)
Other Documents
IRS Form 8379 - Injured Spouse Claim and Allocation Acrobat Format (109k)
Designation: Payment of Court Costs - Form SCCA429 Acrobat Format (17k)

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