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When life circumstances change, child custody and child support orders from the past may no longer apply in the present. Particularly when jobs or finances change or when the best interests of children can be better served, these orders need to be legally changed, whether they result from a divorce (as in most cases) or whether parents were never married.
If your child support or child custody situation feels unsustainable, unfair or inappropriate, I may be able to help by petitioning a court for a modification. As a family law attorney, I help clients to work toward fair and equitable arrangements that can bring relief and improve family functioning.
As children grow and parents' lives change, custody arrangements may need to be adjusted. I help clients obtain modification of child custody orders due to factors like:
In Alaska, child support payments are generally determined using a formula that takes into account both parents' income, custodial arrangements and expenses for the children. I help clients obtain modification of child support orders due to: