COREY A. KNEZOVICH, Appellant (Defendant),
JENNIFER KNEZOVICH, Appellee (Plaintiff)
Appeal from the District Court of Sweetwater County. The Honorable Nena James, Judge.
For Appellant: Rob Hiatt Jr., Attorney at Law, Rock Springs, Wyoming.
For Appellee: No appearance.
Before BURKE, C.J., and HILL, KITE, DAVIS, and FOX, JJ.
[¶1] Appellant Corey Knezovich challenges an order modifying his child support obligation. He contends the district court erred in calculating Appellee Mother's income and that it should not have made his changed support obligation retroactive. We affirm.
[¶2] 1. Did the district court abuse its discretion in determining Mother's income and net income as defined by Wyo. Stat. Ann. § 20-2-301 et seq. (LexisNexis 2013)?
2. Did the district court abuse its discretion in making Appellant's child support obligation retroactive as provided for under Wyo. Stat. Ann. § 20-2-311(d)(ii) (LexisNexis 2013)?
[¶3] In the parties' divorce in 2004, Mother was awarded primary custody of the parties' son and Appellant was awarded visitation and ordered to pay $400.00 per month in child support. In June 2011, Appellant filed a petition to modify custody. Mother answered and counter-petitioned for, inter alia, a modification of child support.
[¶4] The district court held a number of hearings, including a final hearing in August 2013. Prior to that hearing, the parties resolved custody and visitation issues (apparently with no change in either), leaving only Appellant's child support obligation and medical expense reimbursement for the district court to resolve.
[¶5] At the final hearing, the district court heard the testimony of the parties, considered documentary evidence they submitted, and entertained the arguments of counsel. It then issued a decision ...