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Effective June 1, 2020, all Domestic Relations establishment conferences and hearings are conducted by telephone.  Parties will receive notice in the mail of all scheduled events.

BCDRS directs clients to contact the Client Service Unit at 215-340-8068, or email their inquiries to CSBucks@PACSES.com, to have their support questions addressed.  Clients are also encouraged to utilize the Child Support website and Bucks County Domestic Relations website to answer frequently asked questions. 

BCDRS places Frequently Used Documents on this website for clients to use.  The forms include Defendant Payment Options, Direct Deposit Enrollment Form, Payment Instructions, Unreimbursed Medical Expenses Information Sheet, and Unreimbursed Medical Expenses Summary Form. 

If you wish to apply for support services, go to www.childsupport.state.pa.us.

Director's Message

Karen E. Winkler, Director
Bucks County Domestic Relations Section focuses on the well-being of children and families.

All children need the financial support of both parents to grow into healthy, productive adults. Bucks County Domestic Relations is a court office committed to promoting the health and well-being of children by establishing support orders and ensuring parents pay child support on a regular and timely basis.

Bucks County Domestic Relations recognizes the importance of parental involvement.

In 2018, Bucks County Domestic Relations collected more than $78 million of support for more than 17,000 children. Bucks County Domestic Relations established paternity for more than 700 children, scheduled more than 4,000 support conferences and more than 4,100 contempt hearings, and in collaboration with the Bucks County Sheriff’s Office, is actively pursuing approximately 300 outstanding support warrants.

Bucks County Domestic Relations consists of 90 dedicated professionals who are committed to making a difference in the lives of children. Bucks County Domestic Relations recognizes the importance of child support to children and families and applauds those parents who financially support their children.

Get Informed

Bucks County Domestic Relations, a department within the Family Court Division, enters, modifies, and enforces support orders.
Bucks County Domestic Relations does NOT handle custody, visitation, protection from abuse or divorce.
If you need assistance regarding these services, Bucks County Domestic Relations will refer you to the correct Family Court Department. 

Domestic Relations 
100 N. Main Street
Doylestown, PA 18901
Karen E. Winkler, Director 
Phone:  215-340-8068 
Fax:  215-348-6633

Monday through Friday
8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Extended Hours:
Third Wednesday of the Month
5:00 to 7:00 pm

1240 Veterans Highway, #806 
Bristol,  PA 19007 
Phone: 215-781-2590