The Domestic Relations Section is the Agency in York County responsible for all matters involving the establishment of paternity for children born outside of marriage and the establishment and enforcement of financial and medical support of spouses and/or children.
- Location of Absent Parents
- Establishment of paternity
- Establishment of Support Orders Including Medical Support
- Enforcement of Support Orders
- Translation services
Complaint for support, petition for modification and petition for termination can be filed electronically by accessing the PA Child Support Website (located under Links).
There is a $35.50 filing fee at the time a complaint for child and/or spouse support is filed. The office does NOT handle issues involving custody, partial custody or visitation.
The Domestic Relations Section is a branch of the York County Court of Common Pleas and under the supervision of the Honorable Joseph C. Adams, President Judge and the Director of the Domestic Relations Section.
The office is located in the:
York County Judicial Center
45 N. George St, 2nd floor
York, PA 17401
(corner of N. George and E. Philadelphia Sts)
Cell phones are NOT permitted in the Judicial Center and everyone must go through security to enter the building.
Director - Theresa K. Gross
Assistant Director - Stephanie Messman
If you live in Pennsylvania, send payments to:
If you live outside Pennsylvania, send payments to:
** Please be advised new Federal Regulations prohibits the sharing of payment source information. **