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Office Holiday Closure

All State offices are closed on

Monday, May 25, 2020

in observance of Memorial Day

Our Mission

About Us

The West Virginia Bureau for Child Support Enforcement, West Virginia's IV-D agency, establishes paternity and child support and enforces support from a child's parent.  The Bureau for Child Support Enforcement also enforces court orders for spousal support, known as alimony.


The Bureau fulfills this mission by establishing  paternity, establishing and enforcing child support and medical support orders...Read More

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Parents and Caretakers

The WV BCSE offers a variety of services to help you to secure support from the parent(s) of the child...Read More

Make a Payment

Parents and Employers can easily make child support payments online.  Read More..



Employers have four basic responsibilities in the child support operation. They are: reporting new hires and responding to...Read More

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