It's no secret that divorce is a highly stressful time, and it can be an expensive and time-consuming process. Many people are afraid to pursue the divorce they desire because they do not want to go to court and battle with their spouse over their children, possessions, and income. There are other options besides a lengthy and costly court battle, however.
Child support is intended to help offset the expenses of caring for a child for the custodial parent. Typically, the non-custodial parent will be ordered to pay some amount of child support, based on their wages, earning ability, and the number of children included in the support order. Circumstances can change, however, and what once was a reasonable payment amount may no longer fit your situation. There are certain changes of circumstance that may be eligible for modification of child support orders.