Services

The Prosecutor represents the State of Indiana and is not permitted to act as your personal attorney; however, the Prosecutor may be able to assist you in the establishment, enforcement, or modification of child support orders. The Prosecutor is not permitted to assist you in civil matters relating to divorce, custody, or visitation.

Who may receive services?

Any parent or person with custody of a child who needs help to establish a child support order.

Any parent or person with custody of a child who needs help to collect payments from the non-custodial parent.

Any parent or person who needs help to establish the identity of a child’s parents (paternity).

Definitions:

Custodial parent: Parent or guardian given legal custody of the child/children by the Court or by statute.

Non-custodial parent: Parent without custody who is obligated to provide support.

Paternity: The relationship between the child and the father. Establishing paternity is the process of determining the legality of the parent-child relationship.

Medical support: Medical Insurance.

 

  • Prosecutor’s Victim Assistance Coordinator

    A victim of crime in connection with criminal charges filed by this office may be eligible to receive assistance from our Victim's Assistance Coordinator.

    The Victim’s Assistance Coordinator provides information for victims through interactions with law enforcement, prosecutors and during court proceedings; by providing support and guidance to victims and their families; by informing victims of their rights; and by advising victims and/or their families of case developments and any upcoming trial court or hearing dates.