Greetings. He should apply through the NC Child Support Enforcement Agency for a new amount (there is caselaw that may not allow this), but it is likely that he can get his child support reduced. He does owe this amount to her, so he should make arrangements to pay it in the future if he cannot now. I would also, while filing with child support enforcement, try to negotiate an amendment where he could at least pay the sums due at a later date. Thank you.
Janet L. Fritts
Attorney with Rosen Divorce
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Raleigh, North Carolina 27607
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