Legal Issues Do Not Always End When the Divorce Is Final
Even after your divorce is finalized, there are still aspects of the decree that may be subject to modification. When one spouse, or in some cases one of their children, experiences a significant change in circumstances, a request may be made to modify the divorce decree.
Modifications can be requested for many reasons, including:
- Loss or decrease of income
- Significant pay raise
- Onset of drug or alcohol problem
- Recovery from drug or alcohol addiction
- Child abuse
- Significant increase in children’s medical expenses
- Parental relocation
These events may prompt one of the parties to seek a modification of child support, child custody or alimony. However modification requests are not always granted, and bringing or defending against a claim takes the skill of a seasoned family law attorney.
Advocating For Peaceful Resolutions, But Always Ready For Trial
When you work with the Jim Ross Law Group, P.C., you will be represented by one of the most respected family law attorneys in our community. Recently, attorney Jim Ross was named a “Family Lawyer Worth Knowing” by Fort Worth, Texas Magazine.
Modifications are generally contested legal matters, but that does not mean they cannot be resolved by peaceful methods such as negotiation or mediation. When possible, we advocate for these alternative forms of dispute resolution in order to save you the stress of going to trial. However, when your best interests are not being met, our legal team is fully prepared to promote your position in courtroom litigation. Attorney Ross is known for his aggressive courtroom advocacy, effective presentation skills, and track record of successful results at trial.
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