If you have an open child support case with the OAG, your order might be eligible for a modification.
Child support orders can be modified if either of the following conditions is true:
IF you think either of the conditions above applies to your situation, use the child support modification calculator to see if your child support order may qualify for a modification. Then go to Step 2 for more information about modifying your order.
(Note: Projected monthly child support obligation is based on Texas Family Code guidelines for parents whose monthly net resources are $7,500 or less. [TFC § 154.125].
Important: Only the court can change your child support order. Parents cannot decide between themselves to change a child support order.
IF the above conditions do not apply to your situation, you are not likely to be eligible for a change in the amount of child support you are ordered to pay. However, if you still want to talk with someone about your case, contact your local child support office.
If you do not have an open child support case and you want to apply for services from the OAG, complete the online application.
If you have questions about applying for services, visit the frequently asked questions page on our website for more information.