Victoria Legal Aid

Child support and the law

Published 2020-02-01

About this booklet

This free booklet is for anyone who needs to ask for child support or has been asked to pay child support. It has information about:

  • applying for support
  • paying child support
  • parentage testing
  • child support payments and assessments
  • questioning or changing child support payments and assessments
  • family violence and child support
  • where to get help.
Order free copies of this resource
Some of our publications have limits on how many copies you can order. If you need more copies, email or phone (03) 9269 0234 and ask for the Community Legal Education team.

Reviewed 28 June 2022