Law Offices of Jacqueline R. McNuttLaw Offices of Jacqueline R. McNutt
Free Consultation: 512-212-4840

Se Habla EspaƱol

Your Family Is Our Focus

scroll

view our Practice areas

Struggling to pay child support?

While financially supporting your child is a must, sometimes you may find it a challenging task. What can you do if you honestly cannot afford to meet your child support obligation? According to the state of Texas, you may have the ability to seek an order adjustment.

When child support is ordered, the amount set is based on a number of factors -- one of them being your income level at the time. Unfortunately, it is not uncommon to experience a change in financial circumstances after the initial order is created. Maybe you lost your job or got demoted, maybe you are going through a health crisis, or are taking care of a family member who is; there are a number of things that may happen in your life that will have an effect on your economic circumstances.

So, you've experienced a change in circumstances? Does that mean you can just stop paying support or reduce the amount you send? Legally, no. You may be able to work out a new support agreement with the receiving parent on your own, but if that does not work, you will have to petition the court in order to seek a modification. If you want to learn more about how that is done, please take a moment and visit our firm's website.

For Texas residents, filing such a request is really a simple task. Getting the request approved is another story. Just because you file a child support modification request, it does not mean that the court has to give it to you. With the assistance of legal counsel, you can take the steps necessary to help you fight for a more affordable child support order.

No Comments

Leave a comment
Comment Information
Email Us For a Response

Let Us Help You

Bold labels are required.

Contact Information
disclaimer.

The use of the Internet or this form for communication with the firm or any individual member of the firm does not establish an attorney-client relationship. Confidential or time-sensitive information should not be sent through this form.

close

Privacy Policy

Law Office of Jacqueline McNutt
1712 N IH 35
San Marcos, TX 78666

Phone: 512-212-4840
Fax: 512-727-0165
Map & Directions

  • Pay Bills
  • LAWPAY Credit card processing
  • Visa MasterCard