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Once it is determined by the Court that a modification of child support is allowed, the court will consider all relevant matters which may include changes that were not involved in the inital reason for reopening the issue.
For example, the father request a reduction in support due to his reduced income. The mother can then raise the issue that the child is spending more overnights with her and therefore she is entitled to an increased child support amount.
End result: The child support will be recalculated based on the current circumstances in their entirety.