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Prosecutor: Rich Weyrich

Family Support Division

The Family Support Division of the Skagit County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office represents the State Division of Child Support (DCS) in Skagit and Island counties pursuant to a written agreement between Skagit County and the State Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS). Under the terms of the contract the State reimburses Skagit County for legal representation in the following areas:

In Skagit County

  • Establishing paternity and child support for children born outside of marriage
  • Modifying existing child support orders
  • Enforcing child support orders through judicial contempt proceedings
  • Defending DCS’ efforts to collect child support
  • Representing the State’s interests in privately-initiated domestic relations cases

Frequently Asked Questions


Chief Family Support Deputy Prosecuting Attorney Kurt Hefferline
Skagit County Family Support
P.O. Box 1226
Mount Vernon, WA 98273
Phone: (360) 416-1161
Fax: (360) 416-1163
email: prosecutor@co.skagit.wa.us