Protecting Your Interests In Modification Of Existing Orders
Life doesn’t stop changing following divorce or a Final Judgment of Child Custody. 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.
Florida statues require a substantial change in circumstances in order to modify an existing order. This may involve a change in income, a DUI or other serious offense, a relationship with a new partner that causes new a situation, a parent’s failure to get the children regularly to school on time, etc. Additional reasons for modifying can be remarriage or an element in a home environment that could endanger a child’s well-being, such as addiction or domestic abuse.
We represent clients in cases involving modifications regarding custody or child support and modifications or termination of spousal support.
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. The court will also review any changes to determine whether a modification in spousal or child support is justified.
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 will take the time to discuss your situation and help you set realistic objectives.