Question

  03/08/13, 11:11 am
My ex-husband and I were divorced in NJ four years ago. He made +120K at the time, and I was a stay-at home mother. At the time of the divorce, we deviated from the State's child support guidelines and I waived my right to alimony, agreeing to more in child support. We now both live in NY, and he hasn't given me the total amount the court ordered because he hasn't worked for the past year and says he doesn't have any money. He gives me almost $500 less per month than the agreement states. If he takes me to court for a modification, a) will he be ordered to pay me what he owes me in arrears, and b) will a NY court honor the NJ order, or will they grant him a downward modification based on NY State's child support guidelines and his current yearly inclome?
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Eric Gottfried Says:

Mar 11,2013 1:59 PM

A downward modification may be possible under a demonstrated adequate "change in circumstance." Please call Mark Lefkowicz, of my office, to discuss how we can help.

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