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Where do I apply for help in obtaining child support?

child_support_personQ) Where do I apply for help in obtaining child support?

A) You can apply through the state, local, or tribal child support office. Usually, applying to your local child support agency is most effective; however, you have the right to apply to another tribunal if that will result in more efficient service. The telephone numbers for state child support agencies can be found in telephone directories, usually under the state or county social services agency or on the state’s child support website.




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  1. Your child support payments can be changed only by a court’s modification order. The modification process can increase or decrease payments. The ways you can lower child support payments will vary by circumstance. You will need to convince a court that the financial situation of one or both of the parents has changed substantially generally. To lower your payments, you will need to file a motion in court to modify your child support payments. Most courts have pre-printed “fill in the blank” motion forms You will need to file this motion in the court that issued the initial child support order.

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