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Child Support Modification:  Is it Possible to Adjust the Payments?
Child Support Modification: Is it Possible to Adjust the Payments?

Generally, it is the responsibility of the non-custodial parent to make child support payments to the custodial parent and is either pursuant to a judicially recognized stipulation between the parties or by court order after a hearing or trial. Child support may include ...

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