If your financial conditions change, it`s important to ask the other parent and the court to change child support. You have the legal responsibility to pay court-ordered family allowances until the order changes, and non-payment can result in thousands of dollars in arrears against you! They apply to the court with the C100 application form. You usually pay a fee of £215, although you may be entitled to help if you have benefits or a low income. Nevada is a “flawless” state of divorce. This means that no one needs to prove that one of the spouses did something wrong to cause the divorce. All you have to prove to the judge is that you are now incompatible (meaning you simply cannot get along) and that there is no chance of reconciliation. The reasons that led to the divorce are usually not important to the judge, although they may be factors in the custody decision when the issues concern the child. If the other parent does not wish to change child support, you can reopen divorce or custody proceedings and apply to change the child`s support. You usually have to prove that you had a change in income of 20% or more to allow the judge to consider a change in family allowances. You must submit a financial opening form detailing your employment, income and expenses. You can find the forms and information about them on the File a motion to edit page. A lawyer is always recommended to ensure that your legal rights are protected. However, you do not need a lawyer to submit your case to family court.

The forms and information on this site are intended for parties to the proceedings who may be represented in family court. One of the most common misunderstandings regarding custody agreements is that the mother is automatically the court`s first choice for custody. This comes from previous norms, where the mother normally stayed at home to take care of the children, while the father went to work to provide money for the family she can live on. If we think back to the families of the 50s, it is the mothers who would do everything with and for the children. It is for this reason, and the belief that it is better for children to maintain the status quo – meaning that things remain as close as before their parents separated – mothers often took over primary decision-making and housing. Where can I request custody? The court will inform the other parent as well as Cafcass (the child and family court counselling and support service). Cafcass represents the interests of the child before the courts and also verifies whether the child can be harmed. . . .