Calculate Child Support Payments in Ohio 

The calculator below will estimate your monthly child support payment based on Ohio's child support guidelines.

To use the child support calculator, select or enter the appropriate information next to each statement.

When you have completed the form, click on the calculate button to get an estimate of the amount of child support that the non-custodial parent will have to pay to the custodial parent in Ohio.

What the Ohio Child Support Program Can and Can’t Do


Locate the non-custodial parent

The Ohio Child Support Program (OCSP) can utilize numerous resources to track down a non-custodial parent in order to receive payment for a child support order.

Establish paternity

Legal paternity must be established in order to initiate a child support order. OCSP can help you through the process.

Establish a child support order and medical support

OCSP can help you through the process of setting out obligations in your child support order.

Review and adjust a support order

Ohio child support orders may be reviewed every 36 months. If you meet certain qualifications, you may be able to apply for a review earlier.

Enforce a child support order

OCSP can also utilize various strategies and resources in order to make sure that the non-custodial parent keeps paying child support.

Collect and disburse payments

OCSP can collect child support payments through Child Support Payment Central (CSPC).


Help resolve custody or visitation issues

OCSP does not get involved with custody or visitation disputes. These issues are best taken up with a private family law attorney. Establish alimony or spousal support

Establishing alimony requires a private attorney and is not a service that OCSP provides.

Open a case for a first-time pregnant woman

OCSP can’t take a case with a pregnant woman who has no other children.

Preside over divorce

A private divorce attorney must be sought if you need help with divorce proceedings.

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