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Can I Modify an Existing Child Support Order?

  A variety of issues may cause either parent to seek a modification to an order for child support , including changes to employment, childcare needs, or living arrangements. If you meet certain qualifications, you may request modification. Modification requests may be for either a decrease or an increase, and either parent may make the request. When can I Request …


Jurisdiction ju·ris·dic·tion /ˌjo͝orisˈdikSHən/ noun Relates to a court’s legal authority to hear and decide certain types of cases. Also refers to the geographic area where the court is allowed to decide cases. The case was out of the court’s jurisdiction. Synonyms:authority, control, power, dominion, rule, administration, command, sway, leadership, sovereignty, hegemony