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Can I have the income withholding applied to my existing child support order?

child_support_personQ) Can I have the income withholding applied to my existing child support order?

A) Yes. You can apply for the income withholding through your local child support office or your attorney. Though there are limits on how much of a person’s check can be withheld, income withholding can be used for both ongoing support and arrearages. Ask the child support agency how this can be done.




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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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