There may be times when you require a long-term or permanent child support modification, such as if you are facing a serious medical concern.
Even when a noncustodial parent is ordered by the court to make child support payments, it doesn't mean that he or she will actually do so. For one reason or another, there could come a point when you realize that you are not going to receive payments as required by law.
Are you required by the court to pay child support? Are you receiving child support payments every month?
If there comes a point when you are unable to make your child support payments, you have to review your situation to get a better idea of what to do next.
When it comes to matters of child custody and visitation, there could come a point when you run into trouble. You want one thing, but your ex-spouse has something else in mind.
Just the same as litigation, many people look at divorce mediation and assume that they will face one challenge after the next.
Paying child support may not be the best way to spend your money in your eyes, but you know one thing to be true: It feels good to do something that makes life easier on your child.
When one parent is required by law to pay child support to the other parent, it's important for all parties involved to be on the same page.
Going through the divorce process can be stressful and upsetting on many fronts. This is particularly true if you have at least one child with your soon to be ex-spouse.
As you move through the divorce process, you may have to learn more about the details of child support.