Modifying Child Support in Florida

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Circumstances in everyone's lives can change suddenly and unexpectedly. Sudden unemployment, unanticipated medical emergencies, bankruptcy or domestic violence can justify a modification of a divorce decree. Dramatic changes in income, health or behavior can all be a reason to petition the court to modify a child support ruling.

In most circumstances, individuals petitioning for modification of child support payments will have to show proof of things like:

  • Salary or wages
  • Bonuses
  • Disability benefits
  • Workers' compensation
  • Pension
  • Income from royalties or trusts
  • Social Security benefits

However, according to Florida Statutes § 61.30(c), if the amount of child support award differs by at least 10 percent but not less than $25, then the modification order will be approved without proof of a change in circumstances. To learn more about qualifying for a modification, please consult a divorce lawyer from our firm.

If you wish to modify your original child support agreement, you should first speak to a Jacksonville divorce attorney at the Law Offices of Jason K.S. Porter, P.A. We can discuss the changes you have experienced and advise you on the best way to proceed.

Modification of Support Attorney in Jacksonville

In our quickly changing world, your financial circumstances can change almost instantaneously. Consequently, you may no longer have the resources to support your child in the way that you would like. A child support modification attorney at our firm is intimately familiar with the reasons that a court would allow support modification, and will be a strong advocate for your case both in and out of the courtroom.

Original child support orders were not made to be absolute, and it is important for your child to receive the amount of support that he or she currently needs to live comfortably. Our team of legal professionals will be by your side throughout the modification process to give your reasons for support modification the strong legal backing they need.

Don't wait to contact a Jacksonville divorce attorney from Jason K.S. Porter, P.A. if you are looking to modify the terms of your child support agreement. We are here to help.

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