The Domestic Relations Section of Venango County’s mission is to serve the public by providing child and spousal support services as authorized by law. 

  • We will establish, modify and enforce Orders for Support and provide support collection services for children and families in an effective and efficient manner making prudent use of public resources.
  • We will perform our duties with honor and professionalism and treat our clients and colleagues with dignity and respect.
  • The Domestic Relations Section is the agency inVenangoCountyresponsible for all matters involving the financial and medical support of children and/or spouses.
  • The Domestic Relations Section is a branch of the Venango County Court of Common Pleas under the direction of the Honorable President Judge Oliver J. Lobaugh.
  • This Office does not handle issues involving custody or visitation.

Fee Schedule

Filing Fee for Non-Support Complaint $65.50
Filing Fee for Petition for Modification $25.00
Processing Fee for Bench Warrant Served $39.00
+ Mileage
Contempt Petition Fee $75.00
Paternity Test Fee (Per Person) $18.95
Fee for Processing a Demand $20.00
Fee for Processing an Exception $20.00
Fee for Lien Search $10.00
Filing Fee for Appeal (Superior Court) $85.50
Fee for Processing Appeal (Domestic Relations) $45.00
Photocopying fee (per page) $0.25
Photocopying fee (after 10 pages) $0.10
NSF Fee $50.00