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Posts Tagged ‘Modifying Child Support’

Making a Child’s Health Decisions

December 7th, 2017

Missouri courts have authority to allow one parent to make all of the healthcare decisions for a child.  If you are unable to agree on a parenting plan, a court will make one for you.

If you are in a child custody battle and need legal representation, contact our law office at 816-524-4949 or our website at

Modifying Child Support for Private School

February 9th, 2016


Missouri has recently ruled that a child entering into private school may constitute a change in circumstances in order to modify child support.  Private education is an extraordinary expense that Missouri courts can order a parent or both parents to pay.

If you are looking to modify your child support order, contact our law office at 816-524-4949 or

Modifying Child Support for Taxes

June 18th, 2015

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Missouri law states that a parent cannot attempt to modify the amount of child support that they are supposed to pay because of a change in tax circumstances.  In order to modify a child support order, there must be a substantial and continuing change in circumstances.  If you have a child support order that you would like to try and modify, contact our office at or 816-524-4949.