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Riverside County

Department of Child Support Services

Forms And Publications

In an effort to make it easier for you to obtain the forms and publications most commonly used by our office, we have provided access to some of them below.

Many of the documents we provide are in Adobe Acrobat portable document format (PDF). In order to view PDF documents, you will need to download Adobe Acrobat Reader. This is a free download that we have made available to you below.

If you already have Abode Acrobat Reader on your computer, you do not need to install a new version unless you receive an error when trying to open or print a PDF document. If you receive an error, you will most likely need to download a more recent version of Adobe Acrobat Reader.

Forms

Application For Services

Applying for services is easier than ever. Just click on the following link to access the Statewide Online Application (SOLA) where you may complete and submit your application online www.childsup.ca.gov/Resources/ApplyForService/tabid/72/Default.aspx

Authorization for Personal Representative

You may authorize someone to act as your personal representative when communicating with or otherwise contacting the Riverside County Department of Child Support Services regarding your case.

Complaint Resolution Brochure (PUB 253)

A Brochure published by the California Department of Child Support Services provides information on the Complaint Resolution Process.

Complaint Resolution Forms

Review the different types of Complaint Resolution Forms and how they are used. These forms include:
Inquiry/Dispute Statement
Account Balance Dispute
Request for Complaint Resolution
Civil Rights Complaint

Compromise of Arrears Program (COAP and R-COAP)

Information explaining COAP and R-COAP, which is a program designed to allow non-custodial parents to reduce their child support arrears in limited circumstances if their case meets certain criteria.

Customer Service Survey

We want your opinion! Please take a moment to fill out our Customer Service Survey.

Escrow Information/Inquiry

Real property lien / escrow information. Download and print Request For Demand to be faxed, or save form to be emailed to RCDCSS.

Income and Expense Form

Obtain a copy of an Income and Expense Form.

Inmate Modification Request Form

Provides information and instructions where a non-custodial parent may request to lower their current child support order if the non-custodial parent is or will be incarcerated for 30 consecutive days or longer.

Mistaken Identity Claim Form

Obtain a copy of the Mistaken Identity Claim Form.

POP Hospital Coordinator/Contact Request Form

Form to complete if hospital POP contact person changes or POP materials are not being sent to the correct person.

Request for Review and Adjustment

Has there been a significant change in your finances? We are required to review your order upon your request. If you would like us to review the amount of your order for the support of your
child(ren), we need your consent to do so.

Request for State Hearing - SH001

Form to request a State Hearing to resolve your complaint.

The Servicemembers Civil Relief Act Notice

Obtain a copy of the notice to all custodial parties and non-custodial parents regarding a federal law called The Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA). This Act offers certain benefits to a parent who has recently been called to active duty as a result of the War on Terrorism, the war in Iraq, or any other United States action that deploys servicemembers into active military duty.

Publications

About Your Child Support Order

Provides important information for non-custodial parents or parents ordered to pay support about wage withholdings, support payments, and their responsibilities.

California Child Support Handbook

State of California, Department of Child Support Services Child Support Handbook

California DCSS Strategic Plan

State of California, Department of Child Support Services Strategic Plan.

Military Personnel and Active Reservists/National Guard

Links to publications provided by the California Department of Child Support Services and the Office of Child Support Enforcement that provide additional information regarding The Servicemembers Civil Relief Act.

Notice of Right to Review

Copy of a letter informing parents, custodians, or child support payors who receive or pay child support that they have the right to request a review of their order to determine if it complies with statewide child support guidelines.

Ombudsperson Program and Problem Resolution Brochures (PUB 253, 312, 313, and 314)

Brochures published by the California Department of Child Support Services provide information on the Ombudsperson Program and a guide to resolving child support problems.

Out of Work

Are you out of work, recently paroled or seeking a new job? Access a flyer which provides options for displaced workers, obtain additional information on programs that may be beneficial to you or watch a video that provides valuable employment information to job seekers.

POP Newsletter

Newsletter regarding the Paternity Opportunity Program.

Reduce Your Arrears

"Access a flyer regarding a money saving program that Riverside DCSS offers to their customers and a free Child Support Arrears Payment Plan Estimator that allows you to amortize your arrears balance."

State Hearing Brochures (PUB 315, 316, and 317)

Brochures published by the California Department of Child Support Services provide information on the State Hearing Process.