Q: My ex-wife was recently laid off due to COVID. Will this affect what I pay in child support?
No motion has been filed to make modifications to current child support. I just want to know what might potentially happen.
A: No modification can be effective before a motion is filed with the court. Generally, a wage earner is expected to continue to earn at the same level as they have historically, even if they lose their job. If you are the payor and her income decreases it could actually mean that you pay less, not more.
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