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Modification Orders



Work With A Lawyer To Modify Your Divorce Order

As your family grows and changes, your divorce settlement should reflect those changes. A new job or remarriage could necessitate a change in child support, and if one parent wants to move, you will have to alter your child custody and visitation plan.

At the offices of Douglas Cohn Attorney at Law, we can help you seek family law modifications as your family needs them. With more than 20 years of experience as a family law judge and lawyer, Bethesda divorce modification orders attorney is ready to help you understand your rights and options as you look for solutions that protect your rights and work for your kids.

Guiding And Representing Your Goals With Dedicated Advocacy
In order to obtain a modification to custody or support plans, you must demonstrate that you or your former spouse has undergone a significant change of circumstances since the time of the original plan. We can help you determine whether or not you may be eligible for a modification in any of the following areas:

  • Child support: Since payments are based on each party’s income, they often change. The court will also consider your children’s guideline expenses, including health care, child care and educational expenses.
  • Alimony: If you or your spouse has undergone a significant financial change since the time of your divorce, your plan could be altered or finished.
  • Child custody and relocation: In order to alter your child custody plan or relocate to a new state, you must demonstrate to the court that it is in the best interest of your children at the present time.

When necessary, our firm works with outside experts to help our clients get the best possible post-divorce settlement plans. We work with accountants to determine the tax implications of alimony and certified divorce financial planners (CDFP) to determine the best financial settlements for clients. Looking over bank accounts, tax returns and investment statements, we can track the spending habits of both parties in order to come up with accurate information.

Contact Us
Your child support, alimony and custody plans can change. To learn more about whether you are eligible for modification orders, talk to an experienced lawyer. Contact our Bethesda law offices online or call us at 301-968-6840 today to schedule a consultation and learn more.

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