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Hello, you should move to modify the support on the basis that she is purposefully not working to the best of her working capabilities to make sure she receives child support. This is called imputing an income in CA. The court may order a vocational exam to determine what her earning capacity should be based on her skill set and then utilize that number when running support
She is a credentialed teacher, so would it then be based on the average salary for a teacher in our area
Yes it would be and based ont he job availabiility
I signed up for the 7 day free trial. It's showing that the value amount to be $48. Is this the amount I will be charged or is it free? If I'm going to be charged please don't answer the question.
I want to bring this matter back to court to modify the support on the basis that she is purposely not working to the best of her working capabilities. What paperwork must I complete to impute an earning capacity and base child support order on her earning capacity? What paperwork do I need to bring to court?
She is a credentialed teacher with 14 years experience, but I don’t know how many credits she has which directly impacts where she would be on the pay scale. Do you know how I would be able to obtain this information or does the court figure out what her earning capacity is?
Do you think I need to obtain a lawyer to represent me or is this pretty "cut and dry" and would be fine to represent myself?
Thanks for all your help, it's greatly appreciated!