How do i find out how much child support i owe? Go to the state's child-support enforcement website. Some states, and also some local governments, post photographs of deadbeats online. Go online to the county courthouse. Using your name or the other parent's name, see if there's been any child-support actions filed. See if the state department governing child support has the information online.How do you check your child support balance? Refer to this step-by-step process to check the status of your child support payment or balance: Login to your account. If you have only one account, the balance / payment information will be displayed. If you have more than one account, select which account you'd like to view. Once selected the information will be displayed.Who has to pay child support? Child support is paid by one parent to the other, either after a porce, or between two parents who were never married. Normally, the non-custodial parent pays the support to the parent who has sole or primary physical custody.Can a noncustodial parent stop paying child support? Child support is court ordered, which means that it's illegal to stop paying child support payments. If the non-custodial parent has stopped making child support payments, then the custodial parent can seek help from state and federal agencies. The non-custodial parent will then receive a court order requiring the payment of child support.