Child Support Investigator

Job Summary

Responsible for leading investigations into child support cases. Makes inquiries into cases regarding child support, non-payments, and assists in trial preparations.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Handle investigations into child support cases.
  • Identify individuals who have stopped paying or never paid child support.
  • Serve individual with papers.
  • Examine and prepare court documents.
  • Interview plaintiffs and case workers.
  • Testify in court.
  • Conduct background checks.
  • Verify information.
  • Communicates with police agencies, employers, temporary employment agencies, and others regarding location efforts
  • Conduct paternity testing proceedings to establish paternity.
  • Serve complaints and summons.
  • Investigate earnings records of responsible parties.
  • Serve subpoenas.
  • Maintain contact with informants and area law enforcement agencies including federal, state and local jurisdictions.
  • Assist support investigators as needed.
  • Stay abreast of ongoing efforts to address matters relating to child support cases.
  • Obtain and verify evidence by interviewing and observing suspects and witnesses or by analyzing records.
  • Analyze charges and allegations of law violations.
  • Verify employment and determine assets of individuals.
  • Negotiate out-of-court settlements.
  • Enforce child support orders.