California Divorce Modifications
Divorce agreements cannot be reasonably expected to perfectly address the needs and circumstances of a family for the duration of their existence. Things will frequently change, such as kids getting older, spouses re-marrying, employment statuses changing, and more. As such, when one of these major changes occur, the law has provisions that allow you to petition to modify your divorce agreement.
When you wish to modify your divorce, it is important that you do so with the assistance of a Murrieta divorce lawyer. The Westover Law Group handles nearly every family law and divorce issue in Southern California, and may be able to assist you with your needs.
We are proud of the awards and honors that our client service and legal acumen have earned, including a perfect 10.0 Superb rating from Avvo, an Avvo Clients’ Choice award, and an AV Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell. Attorney Andrew L. Westover is also a Certified Family Law Specialist, certified by the California Board of Legal Specialization.
Modifying Your Divorce Agreement
Modifying your divorce is not the same as an appeal because the modification process allows you to present new evidence before your judge. However, this is usually only effective for modifying one or a few aspects of your divorce. These also occur after time has passed since your divorce was finalized.
Our attorneys may be able to help you modify divorce provisions, including:
An attorney will be able to analyze your case and figure out the best way to present your new circumstances before a judge to help you obtain a favorable outcome to your modification petition. These cases can be tricky, meaning it is strongly advised that you seek the counsel of a professional.
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