Family law court orders are binding legal documents. This means both parties must abide by the stipulations. If your circumstances change, it may be necessary to change the court order regarding child custody and visitation, child support, or spousal support. Seeking to modify your family law court order can be complicated. With our New York City family law attorneys, you can receive informative legal assistance from start to finish.
Requirements for Modifying a Family Law Court Order in New York
In the state of New York, you have the right to make an application to modify a family law court order. However, you must meet certain requirements. In order to modify a family law court order in New York, you will need to prove that there has been a substantial and material change in circumstances.
This may involve:
- Loss of a job
- Changing living situations or relocation
- Significant change in your schedule
- Other situations which hinder you from fulfilling the obligations of the court order
If you are seeking to modify a child support order, you will need to use evidence, such as financial and employment records, details regarding your child’s age and health, and other documentation, to support your case.
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If you need to modify a family law court order, Goldweber Epstein LLP is here to help. We have more than 30 years of combined legal experience, and will walk you through the process. Whatever your situation, our New York City family law attorneys will help you file the documents, and will answer your questions along the way
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