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Modifications to Family Court Orders Attorney in Orange County, CA

Orange County Trial Lawyers have assisted clients throughout Orange County and the surrounding areas for several years. Among the various practice areas at the firm is family law. Orange County Trial Lawyers can assist with many family law issues, such as child custody, visitation, child support, divorce and spousal support. Orange County Trial Lawyers can also assist with modifications regarding any of these matters and other family court order modifications.

General Information Regarding Modifications to Family Court Orders in Orange County, CA

Orange CountyModifications to Family Court Orders LawyersFamily courts make a variety of court orders, including court orders regarding divorce, guardianship, adoption, spousal support, child support, child custody and visitation. Once a family court issues a court order, it is presumed to be a permanent order unless an end date is included. The court uses various tests in determining what the best course of action is when making a court order. For example, when determining custody, the court will look for “what is in the best interest of the child.” It will look at factors such as the child’s age, health, relationship with both parents, his  or her connection to the community and residence and a parent’s history of drug or alcohol abuse. Child support and spousal support use various formulas to generate the amount of money that must be paid. When these deciding factors change, it may be necessary to modify an existing court order. For example, a person may lose his or her job and may need to request a deduction in spousal or child support. A factor that was used in determining the best interest of the child may have changed. Before the court will modify an existing court order, it will look for a “material change in circumstance.” Orange County Trial Lawyers can assist you with modifying a family court order.

Disputes Regarding Modifications to Family Court Orders in Orange County, CA

Disputes may arise during the process of modifying a family court order. One party may claim that the other party is being dishonest about his or her income. Parents who are going through another round of litigation concerning child custody may question the reason the noncustodial parent is attempting to get custody and may refute his testimony. An attorney can help establish the necessary elements to prove that a material change in circumstances has arisen to justify a modification to the court order.

Assistance with Modifications to Family Court Orders in Orange County, CA

Requesting the court to modify an order can be a complicated process that requires proving certain facts. An experienced family court lawyer can assist you with your child support or spousal support case by gathering the necessary evidence, such as check stubs, wage statements or unemployment records. If you want to change a visitation, custody or guardianship order, your attorney can help you uncover evidence about the custodial parent that will help establish your case. Orange County Trial Lawyers can also assist you if you are the custodial parent and were recently were served with papers regarding a request to modify an existing court order that you would like to dispute.

Contact Orange County Trial Lawyers at 714-499-9899 to schedule a free consultation and to exercise or protect your rights.

Orange County Trial Lawyers
1440 N. Harbor Blvd., Suite 900
Fullerton, CA 92835
714-499-9899
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