When your financial situation changes for the worse but you still owe child support, then a child support modification is in order. In Colorado, child support arrangements can be agreed upon by the parents before or during court, but it is up to the non-custodial parent to keep up with the scheduled payments. Otherwise, further litigation could follow, and that means more expenses.
No matter who you are and what your situation is, if you go through a divorce, the process is bound to be painfully difficult. There are potentially complex matters such as the divorce settlement -- which, in most cases, will require decisions from both parties regarding property division and spousal support. But when children are involved, the divorce can be even more trying.