If you live in Anne Arundel County, Maryland or the surrounding neighborhoods, and you are trying to get by as a single parent, you’ve probably felt the pinch of financial strain. The cost of living is rising quickly, and it’s not uncommon for noncustodial spouses to hide assets or under-report income to avoid paying the correct amount of child support. But before you rush to the courthouse to seek additional support, make sure you understand what is a good reason to seek child support modification and what is not a good reason.
For help calculating the proper amount of support and enforcing your support order, call the Law Offices of Todd K. Mohink, P.A. today.
Many times, parents fight very hard to get more time with their kids during a divorce. After the fight is over and a court has decided (or the parents have agreed in writing), things can change. Maybe one side has a change of heart and decides they don’t want to bring the child to visitation on time. Perhaps one side starts underpaying child support. Whatever the issue, lingering ill will can lead to a lot of ongoing problems. Here are some reasons you should NOT seek child support modification.
On the other hand, there are a few good reasons why you may want to petition the court for modification of child support. If you are the custodial parent and you receive support for a minor child, consider taking action in any of the following situations:
Throughout Anne Arundel, Howard, and Baltimore Counties, the Law Offices of Todd K. Mohink, P.A. provides caring and skilled assistance with all aspects of divorce and child support. Call today for help with your child support modification case.
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