Roll With the Changes, Even After Your Divorce is Finalized
Divorce can be overwhelming, and when it is finally over, you may feel refreshed and relieved, until something happens that may warrant a change to the terms of your divorce decree. Such issues and events may arise, particularly if there are children involved. You may need legal counsel, and you ought to consult with our attorneys, even if your divorce has been finalized. We are there for you, not only from beginning to end, but after the end as well.
What kind of issues or events might prompt the need for a post-divorce modification? Substantial changes in circumstances, frequently surrounding income, child custody, property, and assets might, for example, if:
- You were to discover drug or alcohol problems that might affect your child(ren)’s well-being;
- Someone new were to come into the life of your ex-spouse and pose a threat to your child(ren);
- You or your ex-spouse were contemplating moving to another state;
- Your ex-spouse were to threaten to move, or were actually to pick-up and leave for another state or country with your child(ren);
- Your ex-spouse were to refuse to comply with the terms of the property settlement agreement incorporated into your divorce decree;
- There were to be other substantial changes in circumstances since entry of the property settlement agreement and issuance of the divorce decree;
- You or your ex-spouse were to experience severe injury and/or loss of work.
No matter how long it has been since your divorce decree issued, things change, and people do too. We can help you get through a post-divorce modification to the decree with care, compassion, and concern for your and your child(ren)’s well-being.