Form FL Modify502 "Response to Petition to Modify Child Support Order" - Washington

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Superior Court of Washington, County of
In re:
Petitioner/s (as listed on the Petition):
No.
Response to Petition to Modify Child Support
Order
And Respondent/s (as listed on the Petition):
(RSP)
Response to Petition to Modify Child Support Order
1.
Your response
Look at each section of the Petition. Check below to say if you agree or disagree with
what the other party said in each section, or say if you don’t know because you don’t have
enough information. If you disagree with any part of a section, check “I disagree” and list
your reasons for disagreeing on page 2.
Section in the Petition
Your response (check one)
1. Name of person filing Petition
(no response needed)
2. Correct County (Venue)
[ ] I agree
[ ] I disagree
[ ] I don’t know
3. Jurisdiction to Modify Order
[ ] I agree
[ ] I disagree
[ ] I don’t know
4. Is the State filing this Petition?
[ ] I agree
[ ] I disagree
[ ] I don’t know
5. Current Child Support Order
[ ] I agree
[ ] I disagree
[ ] I don’t know
6. Should the court modify the monthly child
[ ] I agree
[ ] I disagree
[ ] I don’t know
support amount?
7. Should the court modify the order to add
[ ] I agree
[ ] I disagree
[ ] I don’t know
language allowing for temporary reduction
due to incarceration? (Abatement)
8. Is a temporary reduction due to incarceration
[ ] I agree
[ ] I disagree
[ ] I don’t know
needed now? (Abatement)
RCW 26.09.175, .320; CR 8
Response to Petition to Modify
Mandatory Form (02/2021)
Child Support Order
FL Modify 502
p. 1 of 3
Superior Court of Washington, County of
In re:
Petitioner/s (as listed on the Petition):
No.
Response to Petition to Modify Child Support
Order
And Respondent/s (as listed on the Petition):
(RSP)
Response to Petition to Modify Child Support Order
1.
Your response
Look at each section of the Petition. Check below to say if you agree or disagree with
what the other party said in each section, or say if you don’t know because you don’t have
enough information. If you disagree with any part of a section, check “I disagree” and list
your reasons for disagreeing on page 2.
Section in the Petition
Your response (check one)
1. Name of person filing Petition
(no response needed)
2. Correct County (Venue)
[ ] I agree
[ ] I disagree
[ ] I don’t know
3. Jurisdiction to Modify Order
[ ] I agree
[ ] I disagree
[ ] I don’t know
4. Is the State filing this Petition?
[ ] I agree
[ ] I disagree
[ ] I don’t know
5. Current Child Support Order
[ ] I agree
[ ] I disagree
[ ] I don’t know
6. Should the court modify the monthly child
[ ] I agree
[ ] I disagree
[ ] I don’t know
support amount?
7. Should the court modify the order to add
[ ] I agree
[ ] I disagree
[ ] I don’t know
language allowing for temporary reduction
due to incarceration? (Abatement)
8. Is a temporary reduction due to incarceration
[ ] I agree
[ ] I disagree
[ ] I don’t know
needed now? (Abatement)
RCW 26.09.175, .320; CR 8
Response to Petition to Modify
Mandatory Form (02/2021)
Child Support Order
FL Modify 502
p. 1 of 3
Section in the Petition
Your response (check one)
9. Should the court modify the end date for
[ ] I agree
[ ] I disagree
[ ] I don’t know
child support?
10. Should the court modify post-secondary
[ ] I agree
[ ] I disagree
[ ] I don’t know
educational support?
11. Should the court modify payment for
[ ] I agree
[ ] I disagree
[ ] I don’t know
children’s expenses or tax issues?
Important! Although personal tax exemptions are
currently suspended under federal law through tax year
2025, other tax benefits may flow from claiming a child
as dependent.
12. Should the court modify health insurance
[ ] I agree
[ ] I disagree
[ ] I don’t know
orders?
13. When do you want the new order to start?
[ ] I agree
[ ] I disagree
[ ] I don’t know
14. Other Requests
[ ] I agree
[ ] I disagree
[ ] I don’t know
If you checked “Disagree” for any of the sections above, list your reasons here:
Section #:
Reasons:
Section #:
Reasons:
Section #:
Reasons:
Section #:
Reasons:
Section #:
Reasons:
Section #:
Reasons:
(If you need more space, you may add more pages to this Response. Number, date, and
sign each page that you add.)
RCW 26.09.175, .320; CR 8
Response to Petition to Modify
Mandatory Form (02/2021)
Child Support Order
FL Modify 502
p. 2 of 3
2.
Requests
I ask the court to (check all that apply):
[ ] Deny the other parent or non-parent custodian’s Petition to Modify Child Support
Order.
[ ] Modify the current Child Support Order by approving my proposed changes. I am
filing my proposed Child Support Worksheets at the same time as this Response.
[ ] Temporarily reduce (abate) the child support amount to $10 a month while the
person who owes support is in jail, prison, or a correctional facility for at least six
months (or is serving a sentence of more than six months).
[ ] Other (specify):
Person filing this Response fills out below:
I declare under penalty of perjury under the laws of the state of Washington that the facts I have
provided on this form (including any attachments) are true.
[ ] I have attached (number of): _____ pages.
Signed at (city and state):
Date:
Person filing Response signs here
Print name
I agree to accept legal papers for this case at (check one):
[ ] my lawyer’s address, listed below.
[ ] the following address (this does not have to be your home address):
street address or PO box
city
state
zip
Note: You and the other party/ies may agree to accept legal papers by email under Civil Rule 5 and local court
rules.
(If this address changes before the case ends, you must notify all parties and the court clerk in writing. You may
use the Notice of Address Change form (FL All Family 120).)
Important! You must fill out and file a Confidential Information form (FL All Family 001) with the court clerk.
Lawyer (if any) fills out below:
Lawyer signs here
Print name and WSBA No.
Date
Lawyer’s address
city
state
zip
Email (if applicable):
Warning! Documents filed with the court are available for anyone to see unless they are sealed. Financial,
medical, and confidential reports, as described in General Rule 22, must be sealed so they can only be seen by
the court, the other party, and the lawyers in your case. Seal those documents by filing them separately, using a
Sealed cover sheet (form FL All Family 011, 012, or 013). You may ask for an order to seal other documents.
RCW 26.09.175, .320; CR 8
Response to Petition to Modify
Mandatory Form (02/2021)
Child Support Order
FL Modify 502
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