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I was laid off from my job before Christmas. Can I postpone/

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I was laid off from my job before Christmas. Can I postpone/ reduce my child support payment. My relationship with the Mother is non existant and in fact because of the animosity I have not seen my son for 3 years. What are my options? Please advise, thanks, Phil
You would need to return to court and file a motion to change/modify support and show a substantial change in circumstances such that the decrease is justified. Also, if she has not been in compliance with any visitation/custody order, then you should file a motion for contempt for that at the same time. I strongly suggest you hire an attorney to assist you with this endeavor.

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