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Child Support Serving Families Throughout Jacksonville For Over 25 Years

Jacksonville Child Support Lawyer

Put Approximately 100 Years of Combined Experience to Work for You

The support of a child is the responsibility of both parents under state law, whether they are married, formerly married, or never married.

At the Law Offices of Jason K.S. Porter, P.A., our Jacksonville child support attorneys have the skill and dedication to successfully represent you in divorce and family law matters. We are ready to meet with you to discuss the situation and determine the best course of action for protecting your interests.

Call us at (904) 701-0591 or fill out our online contact form to schedule a consultation with a child support attorney near you!

Our attorneys have more than 90 years of combined experience. Mr. Porter has a 10.0 Superb Avvo Rating and is AV Preeminent™ Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®. In divorce and family law matters, you need a Jacksonville child support lawyer who is not only compassionate but also effective. Our skill, experience and reputation can make a difference in the outcome of your case.

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Modifying Child Support in Florida

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 child support 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.

Contact the firm for skilled and dedicated advocacy in your family law matters.

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