Washington County Court of Common Pleas

Domestic Relations

Sharon Francis
Family Court Center 29 West Cherry Avenue
Suite 311
Washington, PA 15301
Primary Phone: 724-228-6756
Secondary Phone: 1-888-619-9907

The Domestic Relations Section of the Court of Common Pleas of Washington County, Pennsylvania is the County IV-D Agency responsible for the establishment, collection, and enforcement of child and spousal support obligations.

The Domestic Relations Section does not deal with divorce, custody, visitation, or any other family law-related matter.

This site is designed to give an introduction to the function and services of the Domestic Relations Section and to provide general information to clients. You cannot obtain information concerning your support case or payments through this site. If you require information about your specific case or cases, you must contact either the Domestic Relations Section (DRS) or the Pennsylvania State Collection and Disbursement Unit.

Neither this site nor any employee of the Domestic Relations Section may or is permitted to give any individual or party to a support action any legal advice whatsoever. If you have legal questions concerning your support case or your entitlement or obligations for support, you should contact an attorney. If you do not have an attorney, you may contact the Washington County Lawyer Referral Service at (724) 225-6710.


Name / Title Phone Number / Ext Email
Sharon Francis - Director 724-228-6756
Sue Ellen Sedlitsky - Deputy Director 724-228-6756
Tammy Bell - Supervisor 724-228-6756
Kacey Simpson - Enforcement 724-228-6756 KaceySimpson@pacses.com
Jacob Mitchell - Enforcement 724-228-6756 JacobMitchell@pacses.com
Chad Teagarden - Enforcement 724-228-6756 ChadTeagarden@pacses.com
Ashley Kazarick - Enforcement 724-228-6756 AshleyKazarick@pacses.com
Annette Ayala - Enforcement 724-228-6756 AnnetteAyala@pacses.com
Vacant - Enforcement 724-228-6756 vacant@pacses.com
James Doman - Enforcement 724-228-6756 JamesDoman@pacses.com
Nicole Utchel - Enforcement 724-228-6756 NicoleUtchel@pacses.com
Robert G. Abrams - Enforcement 724-228-6756 RobertAbrams@pacses.com
Stephen Tarpley - Enforcement 724-228-6756 StephenTarpley@pacses.com
Kristin Bergman - Enforcement 724-228-6756 KristinBergman@pacses.com

Important Information

  • Administrative Order for New Contempt Procedures
  • Fees and Costs
  • Commonly Used Terms
  • Clients Rights and Responsibilities
  • Services Provided
  • Power of Attorney Guidelines
  • Local Rules
  • Support Process
  • DRS Most Wanted Persons
  • Forms & Downloads

    Applications for Support or for Modification of Support available online at:

  • Pennsylvania Child Support