Q: I am searching for guidance and possible representation regarding my current child support situation.
My Ex has 3 kids under age 18; 1 from previous ex-wife, and 2 with me.
1st kid-he pays child support, order is through Walworth Co. Court.
We then had our child together; [we are unmarried] order was placed for him to pay support to me -also through Walworth Co. We then moved into Racine Co., had another child together, eventually separated, and support was entered through the new county we were living in-Racine Co. Now his obligations are; 1 order Walworth Co with ex., 1 order Walworth Co with me/our son., 1 order Racine Co. with me/our daughter. I was left in unusual circumstances and a week before pandemic, left without a job. I get 17% of his income from 10 years ago for 1st order, and only 5% of income now for 2nd. Unsure if trying to revisit support will result in decrease of overall payments. Other concern is he is living with new girlfriend, who is a convicted felon and under active community supervision. Will this affect placement if this area was also revisited?
A: If you are a aware that father is living with a convicted felon, you are certainly justified to be concerned about your kids being in that environment. Revisiting placement could be an option for you depending on what the current orders are set at. For child support, I would need some additional information to determine whether a review would be worth doing.
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