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i've been off work for two months with no type of income check and my wife's support is 25.00 per week do I have to pay her or what do I do. Thank you
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Hello, My name is Lisa and I'll be helping you resolve your matter.

Please remember there may be a delay as I may be helping other customers.

Yes, you still have to pay her unless you file a motion with the court to modify support based on "changed circumstances"...if you do not get the court to modify or suspend payments until you can find a job (which normally requires you to demonstrate all the efforts you have made to find a job, not just your word)...then she can file a motion to hold you in contempt of a court order and you can faces fines, penalties and/or jail time. So either get her to agree to suspend payment until you find a job or petition the court to modify and/or suspend the payments until you find a job or you risk being in contempt.

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