As Family lawyers, we know it’s sometimes necessary to make a child support modification in court. While the agreement once fit your family’s needs, the situation can change. Maybe your income has adjusted, your child’s needs may have changed or perhaps your living situation has shifted.
If you are interested in making a child support modification, it’s important to work with a New York child support attorney. Even if you and your former partner or ex-spouse are on amicable terms, the help of a lawyer is essential to get what is best for everyone in the long run. We will make sure your new agreement is valid will help avoid any legal conflict that could arise in the future.
Can I make a child support modification?
There are many circumstances for child support modification. Some include:
- Having to change jobs or transfer.
- Your child begins living with you full time.
- Your child begins working full time and becomes emancipated.
- A change in your child’s medical or educational needs.
- A change in location.
There are some particular circumstances, which may not qualify for the modification of child support. This could include such circumstances as:
- Voluntarily leaving your current employment situation.
- Voluntarily changing to a lower paying job.
Let us talk you through your situation and find if you qualify for a child support modification. Our New York family lawyers will diligently work to ensure your needs, and your child’s needs are taken care of, now and in the future. Call today for a free consultation.