Greetings. You will not be the first paying parent who has been horribly wronged by the court system for child support. Generally, you would know all the expenses prior to trial, but that did not seem to happen for you. I would suggest the following immediate steps to you:
- Retain an attorney, as they can get this heard quicker for you.
- Make a Motion to Modify Child Support based on a substantial change in circumstances
- File a Notice to Deviate from the child support guidelines.
- Set this matter for hearing on the first possible court date.
- Have all of your costs and expenses ready and documented. Prepare, file, and serve a copy of a financial affidavit on the oterh side.
You must take immediate action since the court has imposed child support on your that is more than 40% of your overall income, including the imposed medical insurance information. Best of luck.
Janet L. Fritts
Attorney with Rosen Divorce
4101 Lake Boone Trail, Suite 500
Raleigh, North Carolina 27607
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