After my ex got a job I went to the child support registry and asked to change the child support amount to reflect her obligation to the children. During that process she incurred child care expenses that month and the support was not lowered. She only incurred the expense the one month and then did not have child care after that. That was a year and a half ago. Can I ask the court to review the amounts paid and give me a judgement for the difference between what I pay and what it should have been without childcare?
No. Based on the facts you posted, you never filed a motion to modify child support with the court. Asking Child Support Enforcement (not the Family Support Registry - the FSR just accepts payments and passes them on to the Obligee) to review your support order is not the same thing as filing a motion with the court. Under current Colorado law, the court may only modify child support payments which come due after the filing of a motion to modify. It may not reduce payments which came due before that motion was filed.
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