When Child Support Under the Guidelines is Not Enough

  In addition to the general child support guidelines, the Texas Family Code also lists additional factors that may be considered by a judge in awarding child support outside the guidelines (either more or less support than would be ordered by applying strict guidelines). For instance, the party who has…

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Increasing or Decreasing the Child Support Amount

Changing circumstances may create a need for a change in the monthly child support amount. Some common reasons for this to happen: Change in financial circumstances – less money.  The Obligor (Payor) may lose his/her job, be laid off, of have some type of pay reduction, so that s/he may seek a…

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