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Family Court

The Family Court has exclusive jurisdiction to hear cases concerning domestic disputes. Among the many types of matters that the Family Court presides over are divorces, annulment, separate maintenance and support, custody, visitation rights, child support, alimony, division of marital property, paternity, legal guardianship, domestic violence incidents, and change of name.

Family Court Client Portal Information

Calhoun County Clerk of Court and the South Carolina Judicial Department have released an online portal for child support customers. The site is designed to function with modern web browsers such as Google Chrome, and it is available via this link - https://clientportal.dss.sc.gov

Click here to view a flyer presented as a PDF with information about the client portal. This site includes:

  • Payment Information
    • Portal will provide a quick view of the most recent payment received from the payor or sent to the parent/recipient
  • Personal Information – Provides logged-in person the ability to view and update their personal information
  • Case Information – Allows logged-in person to view a case summary for all his/her open cases
  • Appointments – Allows logged-in person to view upcoming appointments
  • Link to Applications
    • SC CSSD Custodial Parents Child Support Application for IV-D Services
    • SC CSSD Non-Custodial Parent’s Application for Child Support Services
    • SC CSSD Custodial Parents Child Support Application for IV-D Services – Spanish version

Public Records Index Online Search Engine

Calhoun County Family Court and the South Carolina Judicial Department have released a searchable online public index of records. The site is designed to function with modern web browsers such as Google Chrome, and it is available via this link - https://portal.fccms.dss.sc.gov/#/TermCondition