child support

Can child support orders be modified?

Regardless of their marital status, both parents must care for their children emotionally. Both parents must also provide financing to ensure the child has what they need to thrive. And when one parent has sole physical custody, the other must pay child support. The...

What is a pass-through payment?

Child support has a lot of related terminology and processes that can be confusing if you are new to the overall system. One such thing you may hear about is pass-through payments. According to the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services,...

Child support after losing a job

Washington courts typically use a parent's salary to establish a child support order. If people lose their job, they may have difficulty making these payments. Many people may think that they can stop paying child support if they lose their job. According to the...