Form DC6:14.13 "Instructions for Your Hearing on the Complaint for Modification of Child Support" - Nebraska

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INSTRUCTIONS FOR YOUR HEARING
ON THE COMPLAINT FOR MODIFICATION OF CHILD SUPPORT
Arrive at your hearing at least 15 minutes before it is scheduled to begin. Once
you arrive at the courthouse or justice center, ask the clerk of the district court how
to let the judge know that you are there for the final hearing
Be sure to bring two copies of each of the following completed forms to
your hearing:
• Child Support Worksheet
• The Order for Modification
Take the hearing script with you. Also, take with you the documents, or other
proof that your income has changed, you want to give the judge.
When the court calls your case, you will be asked if you are ready to proceed. You
must tell the court that you are ready and would like to testify. Before you begin testifying,
hand the judge the original and copies of the documents you have brought with you.
Ask the court for permission to have the court reporter mark your documents as
exhibits. The judge will have you take those items to the court reporter, who will then put
a sticker with a number on each document. When the court reporter has finished, take
the document to the judge and say, “Your Honor, I offer exhibit number ______ (the
numbers given to the exhibit by the court reporter) into evidence.”
You may be asked to take the witness stand. The court will have you swear that
you will tell the truth. You are ready to go forward.
You must testify to the following:
My name is _______________________ and I am the
plaintiff /
defendant
1.
in the original case.
2. I live at
______________________________________________________________,
(
your street address: if confidential under Nebraska or Federal law, enter county and state only and provide an
alternative address for mailing of notice)
in _____________________________________________________.
(city, county, and state where you live)
3. On ___________________________ this court entered a decree. As part of the
decree, the court ordered ___________________ to pay $ ____________ per
month in child support for _________ minor children.
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INSTRUCTIONS FOR YOUR HEARING
ON THE COMPLAINT FOR MODIFICATION OF CHILD SUPPORT
Arrive at your hearing at least 15 minutes before it is scheduled to begin. Once
you arrive at the courthouse or justice center, ask the clerk of the district court how
to let the judge know that you are there for the final hearing
Be sure to bring two copies of each of the following completed forms to
your hearing:
• Child Support Worksheet
• The Order for Modification
Take the hearing script with you. Also, take with you the documents, or other
proof that your income has changed, you want to give the judge.
When the court calls your case, you will be asked if you are ready to proceed. You
must tell the court that you are ready and would like to testify. Before you begin testifying,
hand the judge the original and copies of the documents you have brought with you.
Ask the court for permission to have the court reporter mark your documents as
exhibits. The judge will have you take those items to the court reporter, who will then put
a sticker with a number on each document. When the court reporter has finished, take
the document to the judge and say, “Your Honor, I offer exhibit number ______ (the
numbers given to the exhibit by the court reporter) into evidence.”
You may be asked to take the witness stand. The court will have you swear that
you will tell the truth. You are ready to go forward.
You must testify to the following:
My name is _______________________ and I am the
plaintiff /
defendant
1.
in the original case.
2. I live at
______________________________________________________________,
(
your street address: if confidential under Nebraska or Federal law, enter county and state only and provide an
alternative address for mailing of notice)
in _____________________________________________________.
(city, county, and state where you live)
3. On ___________________________ this court entered a decree. As part of the
decree, the court ordered ___________________ to pay $ ____________ per
month in child support for _________ minor children.
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4. There has been a material change in circumstances since the date the original
decree was filed.
5. The change in circumstances is as follows:
_______________________________________________________________
_______________________________________________________________
_______________________________________________________________
_______________________________________________________________
_______________________________________________________________
_______________________________________________________________
_______________________________________________________________
_______________________________________________________________
6. I already have submitted a child support worksheet.
7. In further support of my testimony, I ask the court to take judicial notice of the
original (or most recent) order of support.
8. Choose One:
To the best of my knowledge, the other party is still earning the same
amount of income they were at the time the previous support order was entered
To the best of my knowledge, the other party is earning:
a. $_________ per hour for ___________hours per week.
(amount per hour)
(number of hours)
OR
b. $___________ salary per month plus monthly bonuses of
(amount per month)
$____________.
(average amount of bonus)
OR
I have no direct knowledge of what the other party is earning, but to the best
of my knowledge, the other party is capable of working at least 40 hours per
week and earning at least minimum hourly wage.
9. I am asking the court to enter a new order of child support.
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10. Child support
a. I am asking the court to order child support in the amount that appears on
the child support worksheet I already have offered to the court.
11. (Optional - Choose one:)
a.
I am requesting an abatement of child support of ________ % for the
month(s) of
________________________________________________________.
OR
b. The other party and I have agreed that ______________________ will have an
(“I” or “the other party”)
abatement of child support of __________% for the month(s) of:
__________________________________________________________.
12. Health Insurance
a. Choose one:
i. I am not asking the court to change the order regarding health
insurance.
ii. I have health insurance available to me through my employer. I can
get the child health care coverage under that plan.
iii. I do not have health insurance available to me through my employer
b. Choose one:
i. The other party has health insurance through his/her employer.
He/She can get the child health care coverage under that plan.
ii. The other party does not have health insurance available to him/her
at a reasonable cost through his/her employer.
iii. I have no idea whether the other party has access to health
insurance through his/her employer.
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c. Answer BOTH:
i. I
am
am not able to pay cash medical support.
ii. The other party
is
is not capable of paying cash medical
support.
13. I have nothing further your honor. Thank you
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