Philadelphia, PA asked in Family Law for Puerto Rico

Q: We got divorced in PR with 2 kids she remarried and so I did and i have a baby with my new wife. Can I reducemychildsupp

Getting out of military in 8 months, can she make my wife pay my child support if I don't find a job

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Lcdo. Ivan M. Alers
Lcdo. Ivan M. Alers
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  • Fort Worth, TX
  • Licensed in Puerto Rico

A: There are few questions here.

The only way to determine if you can reduce your payment for child support is thru a new child support calculation process, counting in the new facts: new marriages and new son.

If the new spouse can be responsible for paying child support for you, it could be possible. Depends of the law in your state and if there are prenuptial agreements. Remember, in child support cases, child's best interest is always the North.

In general, if there are a substantial change in the circusntances of the parents or the child, a child support determination can be modified, always by the court or by the child support agency with jurisdiction, wich usually is where the child lives.

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