How are support orders modified?

A Support Order can be changed if there has been a "material and substantial change in circumstances since the order was made," such as the loss of a job or increased salary."

Note: Do not assume that your order will be changed automatically. In most instances, a support conference must be held to change any court order. The conference on the petition will not be scheduled until at least 180 days have passed since the existing order was issued.

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1. Who can file for support?
2. How much does it cost to file an initial complaint for support?
3. Where do I file an action for support?
4. What information do I need to file for support?
5. How do I file an action for support if the Defendant lives outside of Luzerne County?
6. How can I modify my support order?
7. How are support orders modified?
8. When does a support obligation end?
9. When should I petition to terminate my support order?
10. What happens if custody of my child is transferred to a public agency?