Harvey Ruvin - Clerk of the Courts - Miami-Dade County, Florida

Central Depository - Frequently Asked Questions

1. How do you remedy overpayments/credits?

2. What is the cost for a printout?

3. How do I sign up for direct deposit?

4. How can I change my direct deposit?

5. How can I update my name/address?

6. How can I get a copy of my closure letter?

7. When will my child support payments end?

8. My child emancipated but my paycheck is still being garnished, why?

9. How do I request a Printout?

10. How do I make a payment?

11. How do I obtain a clearance/housing/immigration letter?

12. How do I contact Central Depository?

 

1. How do you remedy overpayments/credits?
Obligors are advised to remedy overpayments with the Obligee directly or petition the court for relief.

2. What is the cost for a printout?
Statutory fees are $1.00 per page and $2 for certification

3. How do I sign up for direct deposit?
Private cases click on the link for the fillable form and follow the given instructions.
http://www.miami-dadeclerk.com/library/Child_Support/769-Web.pdf

Department of Revenue cases click on the link for the fillable form and follow the given instructions. 
https://fl.smartchildsupport.com/   

4. How can I change my direct deposit?
Complete a new enrollment form obtainable at the link below and follow the given instructions.
http://www.miami-dadeclerk.com/library/Child_Support/769-Web.pdf

5. How can I update my name/address?
Complete the fillable address change form obtainable at the link below and follow the given instructions.
http://www.miami-dadeclerk.com/library/Child_Support/285-Web.pdf

6. How can I get a copy of my closure letter?
Submit a written request to the address below and include a copy of your valid identification, i.e.. Driver License.  Central Depository 601 NW 1st Court, 16th Fl Miami, Fl. 33136

7. When will my child support payments end?
Pursuant to the language in your court order.  Generally, per the Florida Statue 743.07(2) the current support obligation referenced continues until the child reaches age 18, dies, marries, or otherwise emancipates, unless the child is dependent in fact, between the ages of 18 and 19, still in high school and performing in good faith with a reasonable expectation of graduation before the age of 19. If payable beyond the age of 18, the current support obligation ends when the child graduates from high school. However, refer to your individual court order to determine your specific time frame.  

8. My child emancipated but my paycheck is still being garnished, why?
An arrears balance may exist on the account, or additional supporting documentation may be required for closure. Please contact the Child Support Program/State Attorney’s Office 305-530-2600 or Central Depository for further explanation.

9. How do I request a Printout?
Print-outs are received from the Central Depository and can be requested either in person or by mail: Central Depository 601 NW 1st Court, 16th Fl. Miami, Fl. 33136. The cost is $1.00 per page and $2.00 for certification.

10. How do I make a payment?
You may appear in person at our cashier window Monday-Friday 9:00am-4:00pm, or by mailing a written request along with a money order or cashier’s check to Central Depository 601 NW 1st Court 16th Floor Miami, Fl. 33136 or electronically at www.myfloridacounty.com for private Non-Department of Revenue cases with an Income Withholding Order, Employer related and Department of Revenue cases.  A processing fee will be charged for paying online.

11. How do I obtain a clearance/housing/immigration letter?
You may appear in person at our cashier window Monday-Friday 9:00am-4:00pm, by mailing a money order or cashier’s check payable to Central Depository 601 NW 1st Court 16th Floor Miami, Fl. 33136. The cost is $7.00 for a clearance/housing/ immigration letter.

12. How do I contact Central Depository?
Telephone: 305-275-1122 Monday-Friday 9:00a.m.-Noon
Email: cocchildsup@miamidade.govFacsimile: 786-469-3772
Address: 601 NW 1st Court, 16th Floor Miami, Fl. 33136 (9:00 am- 4:00 pm)