Emergency Rule 13: Modifying Support Orders

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For those who have support orders, a new rule, called Rule 13, is going to play a role in the outcome of many situations. The rule, which is likely to…

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Know when to file for a modification of child support

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The "right" amount of child support can change over the years. A job loss, a promotion, medical expenses and more children are just a few reasons why a previously reasonable…

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Is it possible to modify a child support order?

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You and your ex have gone through the length, exhausting process of divorce and child custody. The court has finally issued a child support order. It is not perfect, but…

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Three things you may not know are covered by child support

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Raising children is expensive. Paying for a child’s everyday necessities like food, clothing and medical care adds up quickly. And then there are extraneous expenses—things that are not essential for…

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Splitting parenting costs? Consider these tips

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Some couples who divorce and don’t have children choose to make a clean, permanent break from each other’s lives. But if you are a divorced parent, you and your ex…

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Child support: Understanding the basics

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Child support is a frequent component of many divorces. With nearly half of all marriages in the United States ending in divorce, and nearly one-fourth of all children born to…

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Post-divorce changes and child support

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Divorce typically brings a great deal of changes with it. However, a divorce finally being in the rearview mirror for a person certainly doesn't mean their life suddenly won't be…

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