Once your divorce was finalized, you may have felt relief that it was over. However, if you have children, you may need to go back to court sometime after this to ask that your child support be modified. This could be due to a reduction in your income caused by a job loss or change, a change in parenting time with your children, or a change in your ex-spouse’s financial circumstances.
In order to modify a child support order, you must meet certain conditions under South Dakota law. You must establish that:
If your situation falls within these requirements, you will need to follow the procedures for asking for a change in your child support. The process includes the following:
If you need to modify your child support, call our experienced legal team at 888-733-2992 to schedule a free no-obligation consultation.