Even after your divorce is finalized, there may come a time when you or your ex-spouse may seek to have parts of the order modified. The process of changing a divorce decree can be complex and may open up the floodgates for further stress and emotional turmoil. This is why you need a skilled and dedicated attorney who understands the intricacies of modification laws and will approach you and your case with compassion and understanding.
Resolving Divorce Modification Issues
Typically, if a party seeks to modify part of a divorce order, it will be for one of the following reasons:
- Modification of child custody or visitation
- Modification of child support payments
At the Law Office of Bruce A. Gage, I help clients argue or defend against modification orders. My law firm has a dedicated focus on family law, which includes issues that arise after a divorce is finalized. There are many reasons why an individual might seek a modification, including loss of job or income, changes in living situation, including moving to another state, or circumstantial changes as children reach a certain age. Being that each situation is unique, I take the time to learn about your specific position in depth and use applicable laws to promote your case.
Recent Changes to Alimony Laws Affect Filing for Modification
While each type of modification has its own set of issues, a recent change to alimony laws in Massachusetts will have implications on those wishing to amend their alimony order, whether they are the payer or payee. This new legislature mainly affects the necessary waiting period before filing for a modification of spousal support. Being that the alimony laws have changed fairly drastically, it is worth consulting an attorney to advise you of your rights as they pertain to your ability to change your alimony order.
Nashua Child Custody Modification Lawyer
From my office in Lowell, Massachusetts, the Law Office of Bruce A. Gage, I represent clients in communities throughout the Greater Boston area.
Contact my firm toll free at 877-829-0831 to discuss your family law case with a skilled Dracut child support modification lawyer. My office is conveniently located in the Saab Building in downtown Lowell and operates between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday to Friday, and 8 a.m. through noon on Saturdays. Evening appointments can be arranged. My firm accepts credit cards and offers flexible payment arrangements.
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