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A divorce is not always final

| Apr 14, 2015 | Divorce

Even though most aspects of a divorce are final, this does not hold true across the board. There are details that may be modified in the future, all of which you need to be aware of.

In the event that you, your former spouse, or your child has experienced a change in circumstances, the end result could be a modification request. This type of request can be related to child support, alimony and child custody. Furthermore, it must be made with the appropriate court.

It does not matter if you are defending yourself against a modification request or fighting for this to happen, you need to know where you stand, which steps to take and how your future will be impacted.

Here are some of the many life changes that can lead to a modification: significant salary increase, job loss, remarriage, parental relocation, recovery from a drug or alcohol addiction or an increase in a child’s cost of educational or medical expenses.

You will be glad when the divorce process finally comes to an end. This means that most details are final. Just remember that things can change in the future. This could lead to a modification request or defense. No matter what side of the fence you are sitting on, it is essential to know what is expected of you and how to do what is best.

Nobody wants to deal with a divorce, child custody or child support modification, but this can happen. It is best to be prepared for anything, so that you can deal with any situation that presents itself.