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now that my alimony has officially ended, in February, I am receiving 1300.00 in child support, my ex husband, and still only about 600.00 from my own sales as an artist. My daughter, 17, is still at home and will live with me next year, her Senior year, and probably for at least her 1st year in college. We are living in the house I won with the divorce, I am trying to keep it until the equity goes back up, otherwise I would be negative and owe money on it, Since he is no longer paying me the 4200.00 in alimony, only child support (due to end in May 2012, when she graduates) it would be assumable that his income has gone up dramatically. Is Child support based of off income? Would it be possible to sue him for more child support? I have problems with fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue, and arthritis. I do work from home but my sales are on consignment so I am not guaranteed a set amount every month. I plan to file for disability, which if I am approved would be approx. 1300.00 a month. Would I have to audit him to show his income, if I were to sue for more child support? I have very limited savings in case of emergency, and half my 401k which I hope to keep because of the penalties from withdrawing it early. Because he is self-employed he has probably reduced his income because it's not necessary for him to make 7 or 8000.00 a month now, but I know that he has access to more than the amount he is giving me, and as I said, we were married for 20 years...I would just like to feel secure for the next three years, so that my daughter can stay with me while she goes to college. Thank you for our advice. Diane
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