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Can I quit my job and get my support reduced

1 Answers. Asked on Mar 20th, 2013 on Child Support - Georgia
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I'm going to be laid off from my job in 2 weeks. I pay 700 a month in child support. My hours have been reduced significantly. Can I quit my job and start job hunting and still have my support reduced?
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Answered on Mar 26th, 2013 at 12:09 PM

No.  If you quit, the Court will not modify your support.  If laid off, then you will need to immediately  file a modification action to lower your support.

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