Increase in Child Support

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"The Supreme Court of Canada sent a warning to divorced parents on Monday that they better come clean when their income goes up, or they could face sizable retroactive child support bills, " reports the Family Law Prof Blog. "The Supreme Court stopped short of ordering a duty to disclose salary increases automatically, but the judges signalled that paying parents should do so as a matter of course because children of divorce have a right to a share of an income hike."
Not only is an increase in child support not retroactive in Kentucky before a motion to modify is made, but an obligee is not even entitled to discovery of an increase in income until a motion is made.Combs v. Daugherty and Jennifer Combs, Real Party in Interest,
170 SW3d 424 (Ky.App., 2005), as digested here.

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