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Increasing Child Support Payments


As part of a normal divorce agreement, you and your former partner likely came to a child support agreement that was representative of your respective financial circumstances at the time. However, as commonly happens, both your own and your former partner’s financial circumstances may have changed since the time you made your initial agreement. As such, it may become necessary to increase the child support payments that you or your former partner makes as a means to accommodate any adjustment of circumstances that may have occurred.

Situations Which Might Necessitate Increased Child Support Payments

After a divorce agreement has been reached, it may later become necessary to increase child support payments for one or more of the following reasons:

  • Your child’s or children’s needs have increased
  • Your former partner’s rate of income has significantly increased
  • Your own rate of income has decreased
  • You have recently become unemployed

Wondering if Job Loss Affects the Obligation to Pay Child Support?

Whatever the particulars of your situation are, our Houston legal team is committed to helping our clients and may help you protect your interests as you work to best provide for your child.

Consult with a Houston Child Support Law Firm

At Diggs & Sadler, our Houston attorneys understand how difficult these matters can be for Houston families. If we represent you, our legal team will be there for you every step of the way, working to protect the interests of your family. To discuss the particulars of your situation with one of our Houston lawyers, please call our offices at (713) 766-5355 today.

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