Application for Services
If you receive W-2, Medicaid, food stamps, federally financed foster care or federally financed
adoption assistance, there is no fee for child support services. If you do not receive any of these
benefits, you may apply for Child Support services by completing the Application for Child Support
Services. This is a one-time fee that covers most child support services you
will receive. If you are the child’s parent, please fill out the Parent’s Application for Child Support
Services form. If you are the guardian and not the child’s parent, please fill out the Guardian’s
Application for Child Support Services form.
Direct Deposit Form
If you are a custodial parent, you may sign up for Child Support Direct Deposit. To enroll, you must have a checking or savings account at a bank or credit union.
To sign up, please complete the attached form and return it to the address provided. If depositing payments to a checking account, you will need to include a voided check.
- Saves you time
- Is Confidential
- Is Convenient
- Offers Greater Security
Change of Address or Employer
Custodial Parents: To report an address change for yourself, complete the attached form and
mail or fax it to the Racine County Child Support Department. For faster processing, you should include
a copy of a picture ID. To report a change of address or employer for the non-custodial parent, mail or
fax to the Racine County Child Support Department.
Non-Custodial Parents: To report an address and/or employer change
for yourself, complete the attached form and mail or fax it to the Racine County Child Support Department.
For faster processing, you should include a copy of a picture ID.
Racine County Child Support Department
818 6th Street, Suite 2
Racine, WI 53403
FAX: (262) 636-3446
Stipulation and Order to Amend Judgment for Support/Maintenance/Custody/Placement
When parties are in agreement to modify their existing orders, they can complete and file the Stipulation and Order to Amend Judgment for Support/Maintenance/Custody/Placement with the court. Once approved by the Child Support Department and Family Court Commissioner, the order will be modified without the need for a hearing.
Order to Show Cause and Supporting Affidavit
If the parties are not able to agree on a modification of Support, Maintenance, Custody and/or Placement,
either party can opt to file an Order to Show Cause. By filing this document with the court, a court
hearing will be scheduled before a Family Court Commissioner and the parties can present their case for
If a party is in violation or is not complying with a court order, the following form may be used. This form may be used to order another party to come to court to justify why that person should not be found in remedial contempt of court for past violations of a current order.
Privacy protection prevents the release of information for those at risk of harm from domestic violence.
If release of your address, telephone number, employer or other location information would put you at
risk, please complete and return the attached form to the Racine County Child Support Department.
IRS Form 8379 - Injured Spouse Allocation
If your taxes are being intercepted due to child support arrears and you are married, your spouse should file an “injured spouse” claim. Any
and all issues relating to the injured spouse claim need to be handled through the IRS.
These forms are provided as a public service. They are not a substitute for legal advice. An attorney,
who is educated in the law, is the only person who can give you legal advice. The people at the Racine
County Child Support Department cannot help you fill out these forms as they are not able to
provide legal advice. You have the option to discuss your case with an attorney and obtain legal advice
regarding the procedure you are about to start.