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Child and Spousal Support: When Can I Modify the Amount?

In Pennsylvania, child and spousal support amounts are established using the guideline formulas described in Pa.R.C.P. 1910.16-3.  These formulas consider and apply various factors, including income levels, health insurance premiums, childcare costs, mortgage payments on a marital home, and physical custody schedules, with the purpose of determining a guideline support amount. 

Once the guideline support amount is established and made into a court order, either party may subsequently file a Petition to Modify the support amount as a result of a substantial change in circumstance. 

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