Life doesn't stop changing following divorce. Florida court orders regarding parenting plans, custodial rights, child support and alimony may be modified due to a substantial change in circumstances. A the Law Office of Rebekah Brown-Wiseman, P.A., in Ft. Lauderdale, we help our clients navigate the legal process of modifying existing orders or defending against requests to do so.
Relocation of a parent may result in modifying child support if the changes mean that one parent will be providing additional care for the child. We protect your rights in these matters.
Florida statues require a substantial change in circumstances in order to modify an existing order. This may involve loss of employment, an increase or decrease in income or serious health issues for a parent or child. Additional reasons for modifying an be remarriage or the discovery of an element in a home environment that could endanger a child's well-being, such as addiction or domestic abuse.
Verbal Agreements Are Not Enough
It is important to work with a knowledgeable Florida family law attorney to complete the legal process required for modifying existing orders and not only handle it with a verbal agreement. The court will review any changes that affect a child in order to ensure they continue to meet the original criteria of being in the child's best interests.
We can answer your questions regarding modification of existing orders and recommend an effective course of action. Call 954-563-1331 or use our online contact form to schedule a meeting. The lawyer who represents you can have an effect on the outcome of your case. We will take the time to discuss your situation and help you set realistic objectives.