A change in circumstance can mean a modification in the amount of child support or spousal support, so sometimes a person may seek copies of tax returns from the ex-spouse to show an increase in income which might support an application for an increase in support.
The court that makes the original child support award is said to have continuing jurisdiction to modify the order as conditions warrant. Either parent may request the court to change the order throughout the duration of the child’s minority.
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f the facts support it and you make a formal motion to the court for a modification you can have support increased or reduced. For example, if the parent receiving the child support inherits money, gets a large raise or otherwise has an increased ability to support the children, support payments may be reduced for the paying parent.
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