What Are Some Reasons For A Child Support Modification?

What Are Some Reasons For A Child Support Modification?

Whether you are paying or receiving child support, those funds likely have a big impact on your financial situation. That is why it is important to understand child support, whether it can be modified, and how the modification request process works. The good news is that Kendall Gkikas & Mitchell, LLP is here to help. Keep reading to learn more about support modifications and how Kendall Gkikas & Mitchell, LLP can help.

Who can request a child support modification?

Both the parent paying child support and the parent receiving child support can request a modification to the child support amount. You can make a request at any time, but it is important to note that only under certain circumstances will a modification request be granted.

What are some reasons for a child support modification request?

So, what are the reasons why a child support modification request might be granted? There are a few reasons when the courts may grant a modification request. These include if a parent gets a new job, if a parent loses their job, if a parent gets a promotion, if a parent gets remarried to a high-earning spouse, if the custody agreement has changed to share physical custody, or if a child becomes emancipated. If any of these circumstances pertain to your situation, your modification request may be granted by the courts.

Do I need an attorney for my child support modification request?

Child support has a large impact on finances. As such, it is important to put the best case forward when requesting a modification to child support. While you do not need an attorney to submit the request, having a family law attorney on your side can help ensure that you put the best case forward, which improves your chances of a child support modification request being granted.

Kendall Gkikas & Mitchell, LLP can help with your child support modification request.

There are many reasons why you can request a child support modification, but it is important to remember that the court will always do what is in the best interest of the child. If you are looking to reduce the amount of child support that you pay or increase the amount of child support that you receive, Kendall Gkikas & Mitchell, LLP is here to help. We have handled numerous child support modification requests over our 27 years and would be happy to handle your case as well. Give us a call today at 909-482-1422 to request an initial consultation for your child support modification request.

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