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Under NE law a district court in a dissolution action may not order child support beyond the age of the majority of a child over the objection of any parent absent a previous agreement between the parents. In this case, the parents' prior agreement was enforced. See: Zetterman v. Zetterman, 245 Neb. 255, 512 N.W.2d 622 (1994).
Support enforcement cannot violate state law or the court's order. The only way they can continue to seek to collect support from you is if there are any arrears in the support payments.
If they are continuing to try to collect, the only recourse you have if they will not cease and desist is to file a motion to terminate support on the 19 year old and to modify your support payment based on the significant change in circumstances of physical custody parenting time. The court is the only one that can do this for you and you have to file it in court now to get the support amount changed.
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You need to got to court, not to support enforcement, and you need to file a motion to modify support, that is the only way you can get the payment changed. You have a significant change in circumstances here, which would be the good cause needed for the court to change the support order. But it has to go to court, they are the only ones who can change it. It has to be done by a Motion to Modify Support and you presenting your evidence in accordance with the rules of evidence and rules of civil procedure.
That is not true, they can modify FUTURE payments, but cannot change what you have paid already, which makes it imperative for you to file your motion immediately. They can modify it retroactive only to the date you file the motion to modify, not prior to that date. So you need to pay as you have been, file the motion and ask for modification back to the date of filing and you keep paying until the court decides. Once they decide and if they grant the modification, you would get credit for anything you overpaid since you filed the motion towards your future payments.
The "kicker" as you put it is present in all cases filed in court, that is a chance everyone filing in court takes. However, if you want any resolution on this then you have no choice but to go to court, whether you like that choice or not. If you win you win, it is not about changing policies, it is about changing only your payments based on the changes in circumstances which are good cause as you described them. Now, you can make excuses for not wanting to do what is legally required, but if you want any hope at all of the change, then you need to follow the legal process to have the change made in your support, that is all we can tell you, the process you need to follow.