If you need help with a legal issue, you may contact the State of Wisconsin’s Lawyer Referral and Information Service (LRIS) at (800) 362-9082, or visit their website at:
Legal Action of Wisconsin provides free legal services to low-income people who may be denied justice without help.
These resources are provided as a courtesy. Child support agencies cannot provide legal advice and are not required to help parents with completing or filing these forms. The attorneys representing the Forest County Child Support Agency represent the State of Wisconsin pursuant to Section 767.205(2) Wis. Stat. and not any individual. The attorneys do not provide legal advice to parties an any action. Any forms provided on this site are provided as a public service and are not a substitute advice. You have the option to obtain legal services through an attorney for any court procedure.
The link below will take you to the WI Department of Children and Families Website and then there is another link on that page to the Wisconsin Court's web pages. Parents may use these resources to learn about going to court, finding legal resources, and about forms to file pro se motions and stipulations.
The Division of Vocational Rehabilitation offers planning and guidance to help provide the services that are necessary to make a person qualified and ready to enter the job market by assisting a person in developing a plan called an Individualized Employment Plan. The plan contains services that allow a person to avoid or overcome the limitations of a disability and achieve their employment goal.
Social Security Administration (SSA) Social Security and Supplemental Security Income disability programs provide assistance to people with disabilities. To learn more about the basics of disability benefits and applying for benefits, go to:
Aging and Disability Resource Centers (ADRC) can provide information about aging or living with a disability, whether you are looking for yourself, or you are a concerned family member or friend, or a professional working with issues related to aging or disabilities. The ADRC provides information on a broad range of programs and services, helps people understand the various long-term care options available to them, helps people apply for programs and benefits, and serves as the access point for publicly funded long-term care.
The Child Support Lien Docket is a registry containing the names of people who owe past-due child support. Past-due support constitutes a lien against a delinquent payer's real and titled personal property. The lien is effective as soon as it has been recorded on the Child Support Lien Docket. The Child Support Lien Docket Handbook can be found at:
Domestic violence coalitions serve to end domestic violence. These organizations connect local domestic violence service providers and are valuable resources for information about services, programs, legislation, and policies that support survivors of domestic violence. To learn more about the resources available and to find help near you go to:
There are many supportive services available to low-income parents, and low-income individuals without children, across Wisconsin which can be found at: