Font Size:

This text does not display on the page but appears when editing. This is because the HTML editor was used to make this page. Adding questions must also be done using the HTML editor as the page uses custom styles and Javascript to display Questions and Answers. Answers may be edited and questions deleted without using the editor. Access the HTML editor by clicking on the <> above.

Click on a Question to expand the answer.

Case Opening

  • list iconApplication
  • Arrears or Arrearages
  • Case
  • Case Record
  • Child Support
  • Child Support Order
  • County
  • Custodial Party
  • Custody Determination
  • Disbursed or Disbursement
  • Distributed or Distribution
  • Enforcement
  • Establishment
  • Federal Parent Locator Service (FPLS)
  • Franchise Tax Board
  • Local Child Support Agency
  • Medical Support
  • Modification
  • Motion
  • Non-Custodial Parent
  • Obligor
  • Ombudsperson
  • Ombudsperson Program
  • Spousal Support
  • Spousal Support Order
  • State Hearing
  • State Hearing Office

More Information

Additional glossary terms and definitions can be found on the California Department of Child Support Services website by clicking here.


NOTE: As a convenience to our visitors, this page may contain links to external websites that are not managed or controlled by the County of Ventura.