San Antonio, TX asked in Divorce, Family Law and Child Support for Texas

Q: Good Evening , When modifying an order for child support, if a child requires substantial care how do I make reference?

My son was diagnosed at age 2 1/2, at the time his father was in the military and we were married. Shortly after, we separated and later

divorced. My attorney filed temporary then signed orders for child support adding that my ex-husband was to support him for the remainder of

his life or until he passed. Nearly three years ago, the OAG in my State modified orders and removed this clause. Any chance I can see how I can get it back into the orders as my son's condition is only worsening and does not seem to be diminishing. His behavior and medical issues are becoming more severe. He is attending school (with accommodations) and needs supervision and care around the clock. Any advise?

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Rahlita D. Thornton
Rahlita D. Thornton
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A: Your facts are very involved even for the average attorney. This is not something you want to do yourself if you have a choice, We can help. 888-343-4529.

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