Mediation when you wish to Modify an Existing Child Support Order is fast, comprehensive, economical and most of all preserves respect and collaboration for the Co-Parenting to come. There may be a specific key issue or issues that need addressing or due to typical changes in circumstances over the years the Child Support Order needs updating to match the current situation. There may be past due amounts (Arrearages) and a plan needs to be developed to get the back child support caught up, that is reasonable to both parties. Changes in Income, division of overnights, health insurance premiums and changes in Child Care can all affect Child Support.
The Mediator will lay out the path to achieve all of these important concerns and all while maintaining efficiency with time and money.
The rough process is as follows:
The Mediator will guide the parties through each step in detail, supporting them fully, and keep the parties on track overall.
Review Changes to:
Division of Overnights
Child Care Costs
Income of the Parties
Arrearages/Back Child Support