Asked in Family Law for North Carolina

Q: I live in nc. My sons Medicaid is through me. We have a court order that states neither party pays child support and

That we are exempt from their laws. His Mom is trying to get child support now and the court order is for 50/50 custody. When he was younger I had temporary custody. How can they be trying to get support from me, since the court order states otherwise and Medicaid is through me.

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Steven W Grainger
Steven W Grainger
  • Winston-Salem, NC
  • Licensed in North Carolina

A: Child support is something that is, in essence, never final. If they can show that there has been a susbtantial change in circumstances since that original order, then that is enough for the court to revisit the issue. However, the court may do nothing, or it may rule in your favor. Modification, as it is called, is very fact specific,. I would advise consulting a good family law attorney in your area.

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