The modified child support law with regard to modifying an order may apply to you now because of your existing order of support was modified, however, you may have to wait three years before you can seek another modification. Your better strategy may be to have your child support order payable through Child Support Enforcement (CSE) if it is not already set up that way, and to request a cost of living adjustment (COLA) be made by CSE. Once CSE sends out a notification to the parties of a COLA, either party may object to the COLA, which will automatically result in a hearing to determine the correct amount of child support. Your should consult with an experienced family law attorney for more information.
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