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Affidavit For Termination Of Child Support And Modification - Missouri

Affidavit For Termination Of Child Support And Modification Form. This is a Missouri form and can be used in Child Support 16th Circuit (Jackson County) Local Circuit Courts .
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AFFIDAVIT FOR TERMINATION OF CHILD SUPPORT Western Jackson County (Kansas City, Grandview) Jackson County Courthouse 3rd Floor - Department of Civil Records 415 E. 12th Street Kansas City, Missouri 64106 (816) 881-3654 or Eastern Jackson County (Blue Springs, Independence, Lees Summit, Raytown, etc.) Jackson County Courthouse Annex 2nd Floor - Department of Civil Records 308 W. Kansas Avenue Independence, Missouri 64050 (816) 881-4559 NOTICE TO THOSE WISHING TO FILE AN AFFIDAVIT FOR TERMINATION OF CHILD SUPPORT All forms necessary for filing an affidavit with the court are available from the domestic relations clerk, Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. It is your responsibility to monitor and docket your case. CIRCT 03/00 1 <<<<<<<<<********>>>>>>>>>>>>> 2 AFFIDAVIT FOR TERMINATION OF CHILD SUPPORT INFORMATION NOTE THE FOLLOWING BEFORE COMPLETING THE AFFIDAVIT: IF THERE ARE MULTIPLE CHILDREN LISTED IN THE ORDER FOR CHILD SUPPORT, THEN A MODIFICATION HEARING MUST BE HELD AND THERE IS A $115.00 DOLLAR FILING FEE. THE AMOUNT OF CHILD SUPPORT TO BE PAID MUST BE RECALCULATED UNDER THE CURRENT CHILD SUPPORT GUIDELINES. THERE WILL NOT BE A PROPORTIONATE REDUCTION IN YOUR CHILD SUPPORT PAYMENTS. Emancipation of the child may not result in a reduction of the amount of child support to be paid. The court will not be able to change the child support amount unless the parties agree on the amount of support to be paid. and/or the parties provide the information requested on the Form 14 -Child Support Worksheet and the Income and Expense Statement The amount of child support to be paid must be approved by the judge. A. If the parties agree to the amount of child support to be paid for the remaining child(ren) then the parent receiving child support needs to file an Acknowledgment stating the reduced amount of current support to be paid for the remaining children. B. If the parent receiving child support fails to file an Acknowledgment/Answer then the Judge will review the information provided on the Child Support Worksheet and the Income and Expense Statement to determine the amount of child support to be paid on the remaining child(ren) C. If the parent receiving child support disagrees and files an Answer and a modification hearing is not already being held then the affidavit becomes a Motion to Modify and the parent paying support will have to pay the necessary court cost and the case will be set for a hearinYoug. may wish to consult with an attorney. WHEN CAN YOU FILE? Missouris procedures for filing Affidavits For Termination of Child Support provide a way for parents who are paying court-ordered child support to terminate the obligation to pay child support when one of the following criteria have been met: (1) The child has died; (2) The child has married; (3) The child has entered active duty in the military; (4) The child has become self-supporting, and the custodial parent has relinquished the child from parental control by express or implied consent; (5) The child has reached the age of 22; (6) The child is enrolled in and attending a secondary school program but has reached the age of 21; (7) The child has attained the age of 18 and (a) has not graduated from secondary school or completed a graduation equivalence degree program and, upon reaching age 18, was not attending and progressing toward completion of a secondary school program. (b) has graduated from secondary school or completed a graduation equivalence degree program but did not enroll in an institution of 2 <<<<<<<<<********>>>>>>>>>>>>> 3 vocational or higher education by October 1 following graduation or completion of the graduation equivalence degree program; (c) has enrolled in an institution of vocational or higher education by October 1 following graduation from secondary school or completion of a graduation equivalence degree program, but has completed his or her vocational or higher education, failed to achieve grades sufficient to re- enroll at such institution, or failed to complete 12 credit hours in each semester or 9 credit hours if employed 15 hours per week during the semester; (d) The child has failed to submit a transcript or similar official document at the beginning of the semester to the parent paying support; (e) the child is not physically or mentally incapacitated from supporting himself or herself, and the childs circumstances do not absolutely require that child support should continue. If one of the criteria listed above has been met and you wish to terminate the payment of child support PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION CAREFULLY. You do not need the help of an attorney to file this affidavit, however, you must meet the following requirements: WHO CAN FILE? 1. The parent receiving child support may file an affidavit to terminate child support when any of the criteria listed above are mTet. he parent receiving child support must mail a copy of the affidavit to the parent paying child support and complete the Certificate of Mailing on the reverse side of the affidavit. If there is only (1) child, a Judgment terminating child support as to that child is automatically sent to the Judge for their approval when the affidavit is filed. 2. The parent paying child support may also file an affidavit to terminate child support when any of the criteria listed above are met. The appropriate service fees must be paid and the parent receiving child support must be served before any further action is taken. See information below. WHERE DO YOU FILE? 1. You must file the affidavit in the county and courthouse where the order for child support was entered. 2. Assistance in the filing of your Affidavit For Termination of Child Support and Modification is available at two courthouses in Jackson County. If the order for child support was entered in Kansas City, file your affidavit at the Jackson County Courthouse in downtown Kansas City, located at 415 E. 12th Street. If the order for child support was entered in Independence, file your affidavit at the Jackson County Courthouse in Independence, located at 308 W. Kansas Street. WHAT IS THE PROCEDURE FOR FILING THE AFFIDAVIT TO TERMINATE CHILD SUPPORT AND MODIFICATION? First, complete and return the original and two (2) copies of the Affidavit for Termination of Child Support and Modification, Form 17, Form 14 and the Income and Expense Statement to 3 <<<<<<<<<********>>>>>>>>>>>>> 4the Department of Civil Records, Attn: Domestic Docketing. Jac
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