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child support modification

A: Jessica: DISCLAIMER: I AM NOT A LAWYER or ATTORNEY. I am someone who has experience with family law issues, and am sharing my OPINION only. For the exact law as it pertains to your specific case contact a Professional Attorney in your area/county. If it has been over two years since last modification then you have the right to petition the court for child support modification. I recommend hiring a Professional Attorney: Most Attorneys offer 1/2 free consultation time to discuss case and payment options. Kind Regards, Jeff...


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child support modification

A: Hi Shannon, it is doubtful that the Court would or could deny a modification of child support based upon your wish to be a stay at home mom. With that said, please be aware that it is also doubtful that the Court will lower your net income from that previously reported under the last calculation of child support and could, if it is proven by the other side, increase your net income for the purposes of calculating child support based upon the highest net income you may have had since the last child support order was entered. Even if you do not make that income at this...


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child support modification

A: If you are paying or receiving child support, you may feel that the current support order isn"t appropriate and should be modified. Your first step should be to see whether you and the other parent can reach agreement to modify the child support terms. If you can, you can just ask a judge to approve the change -- that shouldn"t be a problem unless the amount you want is way below your state"s guidelines. In that case you"ll need to explain why the agreement is justified. If you and your ex can"t agree on a change, He must ask for a court hearing in which each of you can argue the pros and cons of the proposed modification. As a general...


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child support modification

A: Hi Todrick, yes you can file for a modification of child support based upon a change of income of the parties and there is no time restriction the only restriction is that the change result in a change of child support of $50.00 or 15 percent of the existing child support order which number would be greater. I hope this information was helpful to you. This answer is based solely on the information you have provided in your question and as always, I would advise that you arrange for an in person consultation with an attorney from my firm or another Family Law attorney familiar with Florida Family Law who can...


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child support modification

A: Jessica: DISCLAIMER: I AM NOT A LAWYER or ATTORNEY. I am someone who has experience with family law issues, and am sharing my OPINION only. For the exact law as it pertains to your specific case contact a Professional Attorney in your area/county. I recommend hiring a Professional Attorney: Most Attorneys offer 1/2 free consultation time to discuss case and payment options: In your case most will work with you to make some type of arrangements to get the bill paid over time, OK, no worries.  Seek out the Attorneys free time to discuss the case, OK. -  file modification of child support (ORS)   which includes:   new child

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child support modification

A: Hi Sammy, advise child support Enforcement that you do not agree with his requested modification. I hope this information was helpful to you. This answer is based solely on the information you have provided in your question and as always, I would advise that you arrange for an in person consultation with an attorney from my firm or another Family Law attorney familiar with Florida Family Law who can analyze the specific facts and circumstances of the case more closely to better advise you. Sincerely, Daniel Bachert, Esq. The Bachert Law Firm, P.A. 330 Clematis Street, Suite 222 West Palm Beach, Florida 33401 (561) 653-3951  ...


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child support modification

A: Viviani: DISCLAIMER: I AM NOT A LAWYER or ATTORNEY. I am someone who has experience with family law issues, and am sharing my OPINION only. For the exact law as it pertains to your specific case contact a Professional Attorney in your area/county/country. I strongly recommend that you find a local Professional Attorney: Most Attorneys offer 1/2 free consultation time to discuss case and payment options. - Work with Attorney to respond to petition AND to work out child support with modifications including new day care fees: Make sure you check to see if Dads income has also changed which may require the attorney file a Petition of discovery. Kind Regards, Jeff...


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child support modification

A: Hi Ev, generally the courts will base child support upon a parents full time employment, if they are capable of working full time, regardless of the actual hours they work. If he is claiming that his hours have been reduced through no fault or request of his own then be prepared to defend the action by deposing his supervisor/s to make sure it is not a voluntary reduction and/or to determine the permanence of the reduced income. Remember for a modification to be granted it must be shown that the change was unanticipated and permanent in nature. I hope this information was helpful to you. This answer is based solely on the information you have provided in your question and as always, I would advise that you...


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child support modification w/ subsequent children

A: Hi Laurel, sorry but Florida statutes specifically state that subsequently born children are not to be considered when calculating child support for previously born children. I hope this information was helpful to you. This answer is based solely on the information you have provided in your question and as always, I would advise that you arrange for an in person consultation with an attorney from my firm or another Family Law attorney familiar with Florida Family Law who can analyze the specific facts and circumstances of the case more closely to better advise you. Sincerely, Daniel Bachert, Esq. The Bachert Law Firm, P.A. 330 Clematis Street, Suite 222 West Palm Beach, Florida...


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child support modification

A: Hi Robert, you will need to submit and Agreed Order Modifying the Final Judgment of Dissolution to the court with the appropriate language to reduce the child support as contemplated. That agree order will need to be signed by both you and your ex and then submitted to the court for its approval and conformance. Be advised however, that depending upon the diligence of the court you agreed order may not be granted. Where there is more than one child covered under a child support order and one of the children reaches majority the child support amount is not reduced by that

 
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