Inventory of Government-Based Family Justice Services

Child Support Services (Newfoundland and Labrador)

Province/Territory
Newfoundland and Labrador

Type of service
Support Establishment Services

Services offered
Child Support may be obtained by a court application or through the FJS Request for Services process . .. In either situation, Family Justice Services can offer mediation services to assist parties reach an agreement. If an agreement cannot be reached, the parties can access the Court process. Parties who live in different jurisdictions can obtain child support through the Interjurisdictional Support Order (ISO) process.

Pilot or ongoing service
Ongoing service

Department responsible
Family Justice Services, Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador

How to access this service

  • Request for Service Form to Family Justice Services
  • Court Application

Location(s)
FJS offices in the province. Locations found at http://www.justice.gov.nl.ca/just/department/contact.html#family
[ Service(s) offered ]

Language(s)
English

Costs
No charge

Governing legislation/legislative authority
Family Law Act, RSNL 1990, c. F-2

Divorce Act

Child Support Guidelines Regulations, NLR 40/98Child Support Service Regulations, NLR 31/07

Interjurisdictional Support Orders Act, SNL 2002, c. I-19.2

Interjurisdictional Support Orders Regulations, NLR48/03

Contact person(s)
http://www.justice.gov.nl.ca/just/department/contact.html#family

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