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What are post-decree modifications?

Published on June 29th, 2021

Divorce Lawyer 

Divorce Lawyer 

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Divorce is a very complicated process that is going to be fraught with emotions and challenges. Divorce is something that most people want to get through as quickly and unscathed as possible. For many couples who were separated and are divorcing once the case progressed to the court system and the final divorce was issued then typically everything is all said and done, all decisions are final, nothing is going to change.

However this is not necessarily true. After divorce settlement is agreed-upon, and made official by the court, it can be modified as circumstances change. This is called a post decree modification. These motions are filed when legally separated or divorced couple takes part in post decree litigation which means the parties involved are having issues about the final divorce decree that was issued and they need to head back to court to resolve these issues.

Oftentimes these disputes are present data because one of the party involved determines of the other party has violated a court order that was related to the divorce. A good example of a court order relating to your divorce child support or spousal support. So if your spouse who is deemed fit to pay child or spousal support stops paying, then you might want to get a post decree modification and talk to a divorce lawyer such as the ones available at Hurst, Robin and Kay LLC

Sometimes you may learn that your spouse at the time was hiding assets, property, debts, things that should be spoken about and revealed during the divorce proceedings. This is because those assets and debts can affect your settlement from the divorce proceeding. For viewfinders of the moment thousand was lied to the court reach out to a divorce lawyer in Chicago, IL. Your lawyer is best going to know how to handle the dispute.

Sometimes both parties attempt to work out their differences on their own but those the either party may have filed legal paperwork. 

You might be wondering what is a user with post-decree motion. Child support, custody, visitation arrangements are often the subject of post-decree motion. This can be due to a number of factors including a physical move to a new location, a new marriage for one or both parents, financial status change, living conditions change, the financial needs of the child, and of course the best interest of the child or children will be taken into consideration as well.

If you find out that your agreed-upon parental planning is no longer working out, then it can be changed through a post decree-motion. Some of the things that may change are parental responsibilities, parenting time or visitation, schooling, healthcare, and other issues. Attempts to alienate or isolated child or children from one parent by another also just cause for a modification to the parenting plan. 

The objective of this type of modification is to revise an existing final divorce decrees that accurately reflects the lives of those who are represented by the decree. 

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