Paying Child Support via a Check or Money Order

Unless specified otherwise by a chid support order, child support payments can be made legally through a money order or check to the child's custodial parent.


  • One should make sure to keep a copy of every check or money order that one sends or receives from the other parent

  • One should make sure to write "Child Support" in the memo of the check or money order each time one makes a child support payment