Petition for De Novo Review of Child Support Program
Administrative Order and Instructions
Fill out the Petition for De Novo Review of Administrative Order (PETITION)
completely. Attach a copy of the administrative order to the Petition.
Make three copies of the Petition and order (one to mail to the administrative agency,
the second to mail to the other parent, and the third to keep for your records).
Mail a copy of the Petition to the administrative agency that initiated the case (this will
be either the Division of Child Support or the Family Law Division of the District Attorney’s
Office), and to the other parent using regular first class mail. Then fill out the Certificate of
File both the original Petition and Certificate of Mailing with the court. There is a filing
fee for this court action. Check with the court clerk for the current fee schedule. You may
ask the court to waive or defer payment of this fee by filing an “Application for Waiver or
Deferral of Fees
Attend all hearings. If you do not receive notice of a hearing, check with the court to find
out the status of your Petition.