Most types of family court orders can be changed by seeking a modification through the court.
We can help you modify orders for:
Keep in mind that property division arrangements generally cannot be modified unless there is proof that the original order was affected by fraud, a mistake, or some other problem.
How Can I Modify a Court Order?
All modifications must be approved by a judge. Modification requests will only be approved if you can demonstrate a significant change in circumstances that requires modification. If children are involved, the changes must also reflect their best interests.
Examples of a significant change in circumstances that could be grounds for a modification include:
- Relocation for a job
- Job loss or promotion
- Serious illness or injury
- A child’s changing needs as they age
- Domestic abuse or neglect
- One parent remarries or cohabitates with a new partner
- A death in the family
Work with George & French, Attorneys at Law
As a client-focused firm that exclusively practices family law, we know that your family is constantly changing and growing. As the days and years pass, your family’s situation is sure to shift. We can be there to help you demonstrate your need for modifications or to explain why your ex-spouse’s proposed modification is not in the family’s best interests.
To learn more or to schedule an initial consultation, call.