Q: Can I file a motion to compel discovery in a child support case if I can prove the other person's FDF if wrong
My ex moved out of town 1 year ago and gave me full custody of our son. We agreed that there would be no child support at the time. I was laid off from my job in September so I filed a Motion to modify child support. The Judge said that it would be modified but we needed a parenting agreement first. The case was then transferred and the new judge says I am not entitled to any child support at all. After reviewing my ex's FDF I found so many errors that I know for sure are false. I also question a lot of things on the FDF because I feel that she is just trying to get out of paying support. I have been asking her and attorney for information for months (medical insurance documents, receipts, proof of hundreds of dollars she says she spends on him when she never sees him). I filed a motion to compel discovery but the judge scheduled a hearing for it on March 30. Our child support case is March 9. Shouldn't I be entitled to these documents through discovery?
A: I suggest you seek guidance from an experienced Family Law attorney that can help to review your case and the judges ruling to best determine your available options.
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