Disability and child support


#1

That means that IF he does get on disability, he will need to file for modification of child support based on his new income from disability. Until he files for modification, he is responsible for paying the amount agreed on or in the order.


#2

If he received disability, child support can be recalculated based on his disability income.

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#3

Hi, my ex husband and I have a 16 month old baby and are divorced. He was in a car accident in February and has been diagnosed with bulging discs from the accident and is receiving shots for his back. His mother and cousin went out on disability (nervous breakdown) when they were 40 years old, and I foresee my ex filing for disability soon. He pays my child $893 per month for child support. If he leaves his job and files for disability, does that mean I will no longer get child support for my son?

Shannon