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.

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Effective June 1, 2021, per the Adams County Court Supervisory Order, Domestic Relations will be altering operations in response to the COVID-19 protocol. Currently there are limited staff onsite with others working remotely. The office is open to the public between the hours of 8:00 am - 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday. We highly recommend making an appointment to make payments or conduct any in person business in the Domestic Relations Office. To make an appointment, please call 717-337-9804. For further information please see below.  

IMPORTANT NOTICE: 
We recommend utilizing the following methods for submitting filings to the office.
 
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 1-877-727-7238
Adams County DRS website www.adamscounty.us
In person at Domestic Relations

To schedule an in person appointment with your Officer, please call the Domestic Relations Section at 717-337-9804. We highly encourage all contact via phone or email at cs-adamsmailbox@pacses.com

Establishment and enforcement conferences will continue to be held telephonically or by video conferencing via Microsoft Teams. Domestic Relations will coordinate the TEAMS conference if parties have the technology to accommodate.  This notice however, is subject to Supervisory Order No. 2021-SO-30 dated May 28, 2021, in the Court of Common Pleas of Adams County, Pennsylvania which provides that any party requesting the conference in person shall be provided with an in person conference. If an in person conference is desired by either party, they should immediately notify the Domestic Relations Section and the conference will be rescheduled. 

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f 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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​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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