My fiance is on state assistance. We are still together but are forced by parole orders to live separately. I still support my family and we still intend to be together once parole is over. I'm currently not working so now she has to pay the support in order to prevent our family from having... Read more »
I've read that a support order can only be changed within the first 3 years if there is a substantial change in circumstances. Would this qualify as a substantial change? And does the support payers decision to take a pay cut play into the decision?
It would depend on how much the person made annually. If the individual earned $150,000 a year, a $10,000 decrease may not be substantial. However, if the person makes $40,000 a year, a $10,000 decrees could be considered grounds to seek a support modification. Good luck.
My children's father I divorced 8 years ago in Washington state. We have 2 daughters. The oldest is not his and he knows this, although we have raised her as his own. She is 16 now and still doesn't know. I now live in New Hampshire. He is in Missouri. I would like to modify child support... Read more »
I believe that he can request challenge paternity, however, he may run into a problem if he testified under oath that he was the biological father.
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