Read Your Child Support Order!

If it contains a "Job Search Requirement" you will be held responsible for the following:

  • For all times you (the Respondent) are unemployed AND unable to meet your child support obligation, you will actively seek employment making a minimum of fifteen 15 job applications or interviews every week.
  • You will keep a list of all places where an application or interview for employment is made, including the name, address and phone number of the business and name and signature of the person with whom you spoke when making application or inquiry for employment. You may use the Job Search Log and make additional copies as necessary.
  • You shall then provide this WRITTEN EVIDENCE of job search efforts (e.g. job search log, copies of job applications, etc.) to the Court and to the Department of Revenue/Child Support Program each week.
  • IMPORTANT! You must bring this WRITTEN EVIDENCE with you to your next scheduled Court hearing.
  • This job search provision is continuing in nature and must be complied with for every weekly period you (the Respondent) are unable to meet the support and/or arrearage obligation.

Mailing Address for Job Search Log (If Ordered to Do So)

Download Job Search Log

Manatee County Clerk of Court
P.O. Box 25400
Civil / Family
Bradenton, FL 34206

1115 Manatee Ave. W., Mail Floor
Bradenton, Florida 34205


Manatee County Child Support Program
P.O. Box 25400
Bradenton, FL 34206

1115 Manatee Ave. W., 2nd Floor
Bradenton, Florida 34205

Remember to put your Case Number on all documents