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How Can Child Support Be Changed?

Only the Court can modify child support. It cannot be done by agreement of the parties. Grounds for a modification include a material and substantial change in the circumstances of a child or a person affected by the order, the passage of three years since the last child support order and a difference in monthly payment by either 20 percent or $100 from the child support guidelines. A parent subject to a child support order can request a review of the ordered child support amounts every three years by contacting the Office of the Attorney General.

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