If you’ve been thinking about trying to change your custody arrangement, child support, or spousal support payments, you likely have many questions about the process itself and the possibility of actually receiving a post-judgment modification from the Courts.
The short answer is yes, if the grounds and evidence are necessary to constitute the modification; however, post-judgment modifications are complicated and can be tricky to obtain. The Court likes continuity and status quo, and whenever there is a petition to modify a previously issued final judgment, it breaks with that continuity set forth by the Court.
What to Know About Post-Judgment Modifications
In order for the Courts to approve a post-judgment modification, there has to be a substantial change in circumstances – something that is permanent, substantial and could not be seen at the time of judgment. Evidence is imperative as you prepare to request a change to child support, spousal support, or a parenting plan. Here are two things to know about post-judgment modifications:
If you’re a position where you’re considering a post-judgment modification, we know how difficult of a time this is for you, and we’re here for you. Don’t hesitate to get in touch with us anytime for help. Contact us today.