Child Support Division (IVD) 

*Please Note*  Our office has relocated to 157 South Franklin Street Valparaiso, IN 46383

Due to ongoing construction of our building, the Prosecutor's Office - Child Support Division may need to unexpectedly close on occasion. If you are planning to visit us during our walk-in hours (Monday through Friday 1:00 p.m to 4:30 p.m.) we suggest you call ahead to ensure we are open. Thank you for understanding and we apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. 

Elected Prosecuting Attorney  Director/Deputy Prosecutor

Elected Prosecuting Attorney
Gary S. Germann

Deputy Prosecutor
Dana Ratkovich

Director / Deputy Prosecutor
Laura Bernacki-Stafford

Deputy Prosecutor
Brittany Hendrix

Office Walk-In Hours:
1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Office Phone Hours:
8:30 AM to 12:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

How to Contact Us:
By mail : 157 South Franklin Street, Valparaiso, IN 46383
By phone: 219-465-3405
By fax: 219-465-3689
By email
Online: Our Kiosk

All inquiries must include your name, your current address, a current phone number, and the other parties name. You will receive a response in the mail in approximately 7 to 10 business days. Inquiries are answered in the order they are received.