Bluntly stated: no accountability= no credibility.
A petty Instagram post or a Twitter outburst may be a temporary relief borne out of frustration or hopelessness, but the consequences of venting online have routinely come back to haunt litigants in court.
In 1996, the R&B group 112 released the hit "Cupid" with the lyrics "Cupid doesn't lie. But you won't know unless you give it a try". Twenty-five years later, and practicing law for almost ten of those years, I realize that 112 was partially correct. Cupid doesn't lie, nonetheless, people do.
Mediation is the alternative to conflict and the best option for those who want to have as much control as possible in the outcome of their case.
For lawsuits filed or modified on or after September 1, 2018, the amount of the child support package may* increase.