Modifying your divorce Judgment in Illinois
After a divorce becomes final, either spouse at a later date may request to modify their divorce decree upon a showing of a substantial change in circumstances. In order to file a motion for modification, a divorce decree requires a careful and complete analysis to determine the best approach to take given the situation. You cannot simply change the terms of your divorce because the terms are inconvenient or burdensome.
Each divorce case if different and post-divorce modifications are not always possible, however, you should seek the assistance of a qualified attorney to learn more about your options. Attorney Faye M. Lyon represents both sides of post-divorce modifications. If you are the party seeking modifications or the one wishing to challenge one, Attorney Lyon is experienced and prepared to provide the legal representation you need.
Is post-divorce modification possible?
Following are four of the most common issues that are resolved as part of the divorce that often change and become a reason to request modifications:
Don't Just Stop Your Responsibilities
Failure to abide by the terms given in your decree may result in court action or contempt charges and make things worse if you decide to challenge. All terms should be satisfied until a Court order is made that changes the terms.
Hire an experienced Illinois divorce attorney, such as Faye M. Lyon, to properly handle the situation with you.
Avoid Further Complications
Working with an experienced post-divorce decree modification attorney will ensure the process is completed properly with fairness to both parties. If you are in need of an experienced attorney for modifying or enforcing an existing divorce settlement in Illinois,
Contact Attorney Faye M. Lyon Today!