The current Michigan Child Support Formula provides that “the minimum threshold for modification is 10-percent of the currently ordered support payment or $50 per month, whichever is greater.” MCSF 4.04(A) As a result of the relatively low burdens involved in modifying child support, many people underestimate the procedures involved and the potential arguments to be made. An experienced family law attorney will be able to navigate the process for you and determine the arguments that are available and, further, which of those arguments will have the greatest impact on your situation.
That is why your first step in considering whether to request a modification of child support should always be to consult with a reputable and experienced family law attorney. At the law offices of Mihelich & Kavanaugh, PLC, our attorneys will discuss the matter with you during a free in-office consultation. During that consultation, the attorney will also inform you of the procedures involved and how to best proceed in your particular case. Call our office today to schedule your appointment and receive the honest and thoughtful advice that you deserve.