Advice About Divorce Modifications
It is not unusual for the financial and parental arrangements of a prior divorce order to require some adjustment in future years. If you need legal advice about divorce modifications, please contact experienced Rochester divorce attorney Michael D. Schmitt to schedule a free consultation. We are here to help.
Advice About Divorce Modifications | Financial
On financial modification issues, the court will likely grant a request for an increase or decrease in child support or spousal maintenance If the moving party can show a significant change in material circumstances that would justify and adjustment in the order. The opposing party will have a chance to show that the changed circumstances are mischaracterized or overstated, or that his or her own situation makes the requested change impossible or highly impractical to accept.
Advice About Divorce Modifications | Hire an Attorney
Experienced Rochester divorce attorney Michael D. Schmitt will take a close look at your case and give you a good sense for what a court would likely do with the modification request and develop a strategy for presenting your side of the case in clear and persuasive terms. Because of the changing child support calculations in 2010, our Rochester divorce attorney has heard from many people who need to understand the practical impact of raising the baseline income cap from $80,000 to $130,000.
Rochester divorce attorney Michael Schmitt will also advise people who need to revisit custody and visitation arrangements based on a crisis in the life of the parent with primary custody, or on a proposal to move with the child away from the area. It’s very difficult to convince a court to grant modification of a child custody order that would interfere with an opposing parent’s access and relationship with the child. Contact our office today to receive the experience and compassion you deserve.
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