What is the Colorado Family Support Registry? (FSR)

The Colorado Family Support Registry (FSR) is a free service that provides information about child support as well as access to a system that allows for the payment and enforcement of child support orders. The Child Support Enforcement Unit (CSE) can work with you to help obtain the enforcement of unpaid child support. The registry is free and easy to use so you should definitely consider using the system.



  1. Who can use the Colorado Family Support Registry?

Both parents involved in a child support case can use the FSR to access information about payments, track payment history, and submit or receive child support payments. This includes custodial and non-custodial parents.


  1. How does the FSR benefit parents in child support cases?

The FSR offers several benefits for parents involved in child support cases:

  • Provides a centralized platform for tracking and managing child support payments.
  • Acts as a neutral intermediary between parents, which can be helpful in high-conflict situations or cases involving domestic violence.
  • Offers admissible evidence of payment history for court proceedings.
  • Provides customer support for resolving issues or answering questions.


  1. How do I register for the Colorado Family Support Registry?

To register for the FSR, visit the Child Support Enforcement Unit (CSE) website and follow the instructions provided. You may also visit your local county child support services office for assistance with registration.


  1. Can I use the FSR as evidence in court?

Yes, the payment history provided by the FSR is admissible as evidence in court proceedings related to child support. According to C.R.S. § 14-14-104(9), a computer printout of payment history from the FSR can be used as proof of payments in child support cases.


  1. Where can I find more information about the Family Support Registry in my county?

Many of Colorado’s counties have their own websites with information about the FSR and child support services. Examples include Douglas County, Jefferson County, and Arapahoe County. You can find links to these websites and more information on the FSR/CSE website.


  1. What should I do if I encounter problems with the FSR or have questions?

If you have any issues or questions about the FSR, customer service is available to help. You can contact the FSR/CSE support team through their website or by calling their customer service line.


The Colorado Family Support Registry is a valuable resource for parents navigating child support cases. By providing a centralized platform for managing and tracking payments, the FSR helps facilitate communication and cooperation between parents while offering admissible evidence for court proceedings. If you have further questions or need legal advice related to child support, consider consulting with an experienced family law attorney at Griffiths Law PC for guidance.