Somerset County Modification Attorneys
Post-Divorce Modifications in Morris County, Hunterdon County, Middlesex County, Union County & All of New Jersey
The goal of all divorce proceedings in NJ is to arrive at an agreement that will suit both parties for many years to come. Sometimes situations arise where one or both parties would like to change the terms of their finalized divorce decree.
If you need to alter to your divorce order, or if your ex-spouse is trying to make changes that would be to your detriment, DeTommaso Law Group can offer the strong legal support you require. Regardless of whether our firm handled your divorce case initially, you can depend on our trial-ready divorce and family law attorneys to provide the effective advocacy that you need now.
Our Somerset County modifications attorneys can help you file or respond to all types of modification petitions, including:
- Modification of alimony/spousal support
- Modification of child support payments
- Modification of child custody arrangements
Grounds to Request Modification of Custody or Support
In New Jersey, either party has the right to file for a post-divorce modification of support or child custody when a qualifying change in circumstances has taken place.
Such a change in circumstances must be:
If the changes are minor, temporary, or have not yet occurred, the modification request may be denied.
There are a variety of changes that may qualify for a divorce modification, including:
- Change in income
- Promotion or pay raise
- Change in parenting time
- Demotion or job loss
- Change in work schedules
- Severe illness or disability
- Change in expenses to raise the child
- Additional children to support
Consult a Modification Lawyer in Somerset County
If you or your ex-spouse feels that a divorce modification may be appropriate, it is time to reach out to DeTommaso Law Group. Our Somerset County modification lawyers are ready to discuss your situation and help you pursue the course of action that is right for you and your family.