Family law attorneys in Phoenix often deal with parents’ changing circumstances and the need to reduce the amount of child support they pay. We know that life happens, and it’s not unusual for child support orders to evolve with the changing needs of the family. Fortunately, it is possible modify your child support orders in Arizona if you have experienced a significant and ongoing change in your financial situation with regards to the child.
Some reasons you might be seeking a reduction of child support in Arizona include:
- A significant change in career or the loss of a job
- An ongoing medical condition or disability
- Spending more parenting time with the child or taking over custody
- A significant increase in expenses related to the child
- Other major changes in your financial situation
In order to reduce your child support payments, your current child support orders will need to be reviewed. You will generally need to make a case for the “substantial and continuing” change in your situation that has led to asking for the modification. This may be done through the courts or through the Division of Child Support Enforcement, depending on your situation.
If you need help reducing or modifying child support orders in Phoenix, speak with our experienced family law attorneys in Phoenix today. To schedule a completely free consultation to talk about your concerns, simply give the Phoenix child support lawyers with Curry, Pearson & Wooten a call at 1-888-929-5292, or fill out the confidential online contact form on this page.
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