How much does it cost to file a child support modification?
The filing fee is $50 if you ask the court to change a judgment concerning child support, custody, or visitation. The filing fee is $150 if you ask the court to change a judgment concerning anything not about children.
Does unemployment take out child support?
If you have a valid child support order and you lose your job, your state can deduct child support payments from your unemployment check. Your child support order remains in effect even if you're not working, meaning you still owe the monthly payment established by the court.
How often can you get a child support modification?
Asking for a change: Either parent or custodian can ask to have a child support order reviewed at least every three years or whenever there is a substantial change of circumstances (such as loss of employment or incarceration), to make sure that the order remains fair.