Looking to make a change to your divorce settlement agreement? Read on to learn what can and cannot be changed, and under what circumstances the judge will agree to a modification. Also, discover how to make these changes, and how A People's Choice can help.
Sometimes circumstances such as life changes or a parent's actions call for a change to child custody and visitation orders. However, parents must follow a specific process to request the court makes these changes. Therefore, using a legal document assistant can help ensure the correct documentation is prepared and filed correctly.
California family courts will change a custody and visitation order if it is in the best interests of a minor child. The parent requesting the change must demonstrate the change is "necessary and proper". Here is what you need to know.
From time-to-time, you may need to change a custody order due to parents moving to different counties or states or job changes that impact visitation time. To change a custody order, the moving parent to prove a number of factors showing the modification is in the child’s best interest. Often this does not require the services of an attorney if both parents are amenable to the adjustment.
Child custody cases can take months to resolve. Parents may go back-and-forth to create the perfect co-parenting plan that suits their child’s needs. So how does a court decide custody if the parents cannot agree? If parents are unable to reach a child custody agreement, the court will grant a child custody order that they feel [...]