Category: After Divorce

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What Divorce Clients Need to Know Post-Divorce

A few important things all divorce clients need to know post-divorce: Modification. Periodic alimony, child custody and child support are subject to change if there is a substantial change in circumstances. People should check with...

Modification of Child Support

A party seeking a child support modification must show a material change in circumstances arising subsequent to the original divorce decree. Pipkin v. Dolan, 788 So. 2d 834, 837 (¶7) (Miss. Ct. App. 2001)....

Court Settlement

Can I Reduce My Alimony Payments?

ALIMONY ANALYSIS If you are making payments of Alimony until your ex-spouse remarries or dies, these payments may be subject to reduction or termination. A LOSS OR REDUCTION OF INCOME Have you lost your...

Can I Reduce My Child Support Payments?

CHILD SUPPORT ANALYSIS Child Support is subject to change. Some circumstances which might result in a reduction, suspension or termination of support are set forth in the following questions: A REDUCTION IN YOUR INCOME...

Tips for Child Support Payors

Document every single payment. Checks with the month of the support noted on the check are best. Automatic draft works well. Mail the check and confirm the mailing with an email, or keep a...

Tips for Child Support Receivers

Document every single payment. Keep a calendar showing when and how you received your payment. Stay ahead of your budget. Oftentimes people who pay support send the payments late. This can wreak havoc with...