Community Legal Centres
Community Legal Centres are a good place to go to for information and help in legal matters. They have lawyers available at no cost. If English is not your first language, interpreters are available so that you understand all the details.
Child Support is money that is paid by one parent to the other to support the child when the parents are separated. To claim child support from the father of a child born outside of marriage it must be proven who the father is.
The Family Law Act recognises fatherhood if:
Child Support Services of Legal Aid Victoria help parents with problems getting or paying child support (e.g. pay the cost for DNA testing).