Maine Child Support | ME Division of Support Enforcement and Recovery (DSER)

The State of Maine Office of Family Independence Division of Support Enforcement and Recovery (DSER) assists families with child support issues. The Division implements policies and regulations to make sure that children receive the financial support they are due when one of the parents no longer lives in the home. The Division of Support Enforcement and Recovery can help a custodial parent locate a non-custodial parent who may be out of contact. They can help with establishing paternity. In addition, they can help by forcing nonpaying parents to pay by diverting tax refunds, wage garnishment and license non renewal. DSER is also a child support payment clearing house. They receive payments and distribute payments and keep an accounting of payments made.

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Maine Child Support Login | Make a Payment

Maine Child Support Login | Make a Payment

In the State of Maine, a non-custodial parent may make payments Online or by mail. If the non-custodial parent decides to send all checks should be mailed to the following address: IVD Cashiers P.O. Box 1098 Augusta, ME 04332 Be sure to include the case or member number and the Social Security Number (SSN) on […]

Maine Child Support Calculator | Guidelines

Maine Child Support Calculator | Guidelines

The Maine child support calculator is in the form of a .pdf worksheet.  The worksheet is used by the Division of Support Enforcement and Recovery and the courts to determine how much child support a parent is obligated to pay.  You can get an estimate by filling in the amounts yourself, but keep in mind […]

Maine Child Support Enforcement

Maine Child Support Enforcement

In order to enforce child support payments in Maine, a custodial parent may be able to obtain assistance from the Division of  Support Enforcement and Recovery.  DSER may be able to find the parent, if he or she is missing and use enforcement tactics, such as tax refund diversion and wage garnishment to force payment. How […]

Maine Child Support Laws | Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A, Chapter 65

Maine Child Support Laws | Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A, Chapter 65

Title 19-A, Chapter 65 of the Maine Revised Statutes sets forth the law surrounding the implementation, collection and enforcement of child support payments in Maine. The Statutes set forth the duties and responsibilities of the Division of Support Enforcement and Recovery to make sure that children with absentee parents are financially supported and provides authority […]

Contact Information: Address:  Office for Family Independence 11 State House Station 19 Union Street Augusta, ME 04333 Phone: (207) 624-4168 Fax: (207)287-5096  

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