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Domestic Relations
Office Hours Monday - Friday     8:30 - 4:30
Phone (570) 296-6511
Fax (570) 296-1941
   
Address 506 Broad Street
  Milford, PA 18337
   
Director Edward J. Joyce, Jr.
   
Supervisor Janine Acoveno
   
   

This section of the Probation Office is staffed with Probation Officers and such other assistants as are necessary to serve the Court of Common Pleas. The Domestic Relations Department is the child support assessment / enforcement unit of the Court of Common Pleas. Officers receive initial child and spousal support complaints, conduct paternity investigations, conduct support conferences, receive and process changes in circumstances rendering modification, enforce existing support orders, and initiate or receive and process registration of foreign Court Orders. The office is located on the second floor of the County Administration Building in Milford Pennsylvania.

   
Court Functions and Responsibilities:
  • Initiate receive and process child and spousal support complaints, and reciprocal complaints from other County and State jurisdictions.
  • Conduct child support conference proceedings to determine child and spousal support obligations.
  • Evaluate for the purpose of enforcement, controlling orders and continuing exclusive jurisdiction.
  • Monitor and reconcile existing support accounts.
  • Act as information liaison between County and State Pacses support collection process.
  • Conduct modification support conferences
  • Prepare contempt actions and testify in court at Non-Support hearings
  • Enforce and disburse related Court costs.