Domestic Relations Section

SEVERAL ORDERS OF COURT IN RESPONSE TO COVID-19 HAVE BEEN RELEASED THAT IMPACT COURT. PLEASE VISIT THE LOCAL RULES​ PAGE FOR MORE INFORMATION.

 
Effective November 25, 2020, per the Adams County Court Supervisory Order, Domestic Relations will be altering operations in response to the significantly sharp increase in the number of COVID-19 infections.  Currently there are limited staff onsite with others working remotely. All in person Domestic Relations business will be conducted by appointment only. Please contact 717-337-9804.  
 
 
IMPORTANT NOTICE: 
  • The DRS is closed for all over the counter filings and required submissions. If you are submitting a filing, you MUST submit through the following options. Submissions by other methods will not be accepted 
  • E-Services option on the PA child support website at www.childsupport.state.pa.us  
  • Adams County Domestic Relations child support email at cs-adamsmailbox@pacses.com  
  • Mailing to Adams County Domestic Relations, 525 Boyds School Road, Suite 600, Gettysburg, PA 17325 
  • Fax 717- 334-3440 
  • If filing to another state or county’s jurisdiction you MUST contact your Case Management Officer to set up an appointment at 717-337-9804 
  • If you do not have access to technology you may contact the Domestic Relations Section for assistance 
 
 
  • Payments are accepted only by:  
  • Mailing to PA SCDU at PO Box 69110 Harrisburg, PA 17106-9110 
  • Calling PA SCDU at 717-727-7238  
  • Adams County DRS website www.adamscounty.us  
  • In person at Domestic Relations by appointment only by calling 717-337-9804 
 
 
  • To schedule an in person appointment with your Officer, please call Domestic Relations Section at 717-337-9804. We highly encourage all contact via phone or email at  
 
 
  • Establishment and enforcement conferences will continue to be held telephonically or by video conferencing via Webex and/or Microsoft Teams. Domestic Relations will coordinate the Webex and/or TEAMS conference if parties have the technology to accommodate.  
 
  
 
If you are unemployed during this pandemic and searching for work, please see the link under Important Documents below to access the Covid 19 Job Search portal.
 
DISCLAIMER:
If Family Violence is a concern please notify the domestic relations office immediately so that appropriate security arrangements can be made
 
About Us
 
Our vision is that all children and families have the medical and financial support needed to ensure their well being and to help provide stability in their lives.  Our mission is to provide timely and professional support services by working with parents, partner agencies, and the community to enhance family self-sufficiency, promote responsible parenting, and ensure that the best interests of the children are met.  
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Important Documents- See Forms & Documents for additional forms

​Contact Information:
Kelly D. Carothers
Executive Director
 

County of Adams
Domestic Relations ​
525 Boyds School Rd
Suite 600
Gettysburg, PA 17325 

Phone:​ 717-337-9804 ​
Fax:​ 717-334-3440 ​ 

Hours:​
8:00a.m. – 4:30p.m.​
Monday - Friday​

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