Trenton, NJ asked in Family Law and Child Support for New Jersey

Q: If my son's father is requesting a decrease in child support will I get my child support until we go to court?

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Michael A. Conte
Michael A. Conte
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  • Pennington, NJ
  • Licensed in New Jersey

A: So long as no new child support order has been issued, your son's father remains bout by the order currently in effect. That means that he should continue to pay child support based upon that order. That said, if he is pleading that he no longer has the ability to pay child support pursuant to that order, then practicalities dictate that he may stop paying.

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