You can petition to modify a court order rendered in a family law settlement, including child custody, child support, or spousal support. It may be necessary as life circumstances and the needs of your family changes. Coulter Lambson offers supportive and compassionate legal counsel. We recognize that all families have unique situations, requiring a personalized plan of action. Our attorneys take pride in walking through all of the steps in helping you achieve your goals.
Not every court order that issued after a divorce settlement is set in stone. The courts do recognize that life circumstances change, and thus will allow for some family law matters to be modified. We always advise making the important decision to modify your court orders is best made with counsel from a St. Louis County family lawyer.
Sometimes, modifications can be accomplished without the need of going to court. Coulter Lambson encourages families to discuss their options as much as possible before taking the case to litigation. Smaller issues, in particular, such as changing the date of visitation, can be decided amongst parents, whereas the larger ones involving domestic violence or revoking visitation rights altogether will need to be taken to court.
We have a thorough understanding of how the Court evaluates matters and know what is required to prove that your case matter requires modification. There may be many deadlines and other time-sensitive issues that can affect the outcome of your case. Appointing a family law attorney to your case can ensure that your rights are protected and that the need to modify reflects the changes in your life.
To get started, please contact Coulter Lambson today and request a free review of your case. We look forward to hearing from you!