When either party bound by a divorce decree experiences a major change in circumstances (financially or personally), it may become necessary to modify alimony, child support, or child custody.
At Patrick M. Morris. Attorney at Law , we can help you determine if a modification is appropriate in your situation and assess whether your desired modification is likely to be approved by the court. To schedule a free initial consultation with a Cape Cod, Massachusetts, child support modification attorney, please contact us online today to discuss your questions, concerns and needs.
At the Sandwich, Massachusetts, law office of Patrick M. Morris. Attorney at Law , we can help you understand your options for modifying the following:
Alimony/spousal support - Modifying alimony may be necessary if either spouse has had a change in income, if one spouse remarries, or if another change in circumstances occurs.
- Child support - Modifying child support may be necessary if the child's financial needs change, if either parent has had a change in income, or if a parent's ability to pay child support has changed.
- Child custody - If a parent's ability to provide care for the child has changed or if the child's needs have changed, modifying child custody, including a parenting plans, may be necessary. Family law courts will approve these types of modifications if the change is in the best interest of the child involved.
Any modification must be approved by the family court. If you are looking to modify child custody, child support or alimony, talk to our family law attorney about your specific legal options.