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Shortly after finalizing my divorce, drastic changes

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Shortly after finalizing my divorce, drastic changes occurred regarding unemployment, substantial decrease in income and loss of health benefits.
I bought our house from my ex and was left with no cash flow. He does not pay for child support due to the house appraising for an excess, to compensate support monies. I had poor representation and my lawyer has left the state without leaving her former partner forwarding information. I am in need of financial help and my ex spouse pays nothing. What is my recourse?
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  Samuel II replied 4 months ago.


This is Samuel. Please tell me what state your divorce was in. Also, tell me how old are your children? And what year did the finalization of your divorce take place?

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
My daughter is 16 years old. Colorado and the divorce finalized 8/2014
Expert:  Samuel II replied 4 months ago.


Thank you. I suggest you can try filing a Child Support request at this time - showing a change in financial circumstances. However, if you had an agreement then the agreement is going to be binding. Do you recall if your agreement was incorporated into the final divorce? You could try to get the court to order mediation where the two parents can determine if the child is being financially neglected and why.

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