1. Home
  2.  » 
  3. Family Law Overview
  4.  » Modifications

Do You Need To Modify A Court Order?

Even after a divorce or custody judgment is signed by a judge, the parties continue to be tied together by these judgments. Essentially, a divorce or custody judgment is a document that records compromises or memorializes court orders that address areas such as child support and child custody. The court recognizes that circumstances change, however, and a judgment might need to be altered or modified. If you need to modify a divorce or custody order, contact our skilled lawyers as soon as possible.

It would be unrealistic to assume that a divorce order would remain effective for years after the dissolution of a marriage. If unanticipated financial circumstances arise or the best interests of the children change, it is wise to schedule a screening with a Portland modifications attorney at Berman Law Center, P.C.

Guiding You Through The Complexities

Circumstances such as a job loss, reduction in work hours or the desire to relocate must be addressed through the court system. Our attorneys can guide you through even the most complex legal process, including:

Whether you are seeking an alimony modification or any other change, it is important to work with an attorney. Many individuals will attempt to make a verbal agreement with an ex-spouse to account for changing life circumstances. It is crucial that you remember that a simple verbal agreement is not legally binding, as there is no proof that your ex-spouse agreed to a reduction in child support, for example. Schedule a free, 15-minute phone screening with a knowledgeable Oregon attorney to learn more about how Berman Law Center, P.C., can help.

Get A Free, 15-Minute Screening

If you have questions regarding modifications to a divorce order, schedule a screening at Berman Law Center, P.C. Do not hesitate to contact our office by calling 503-715-2108, toll free 800-282-9288 or by completing our online contact form.

We provide a free, 15-minute phone screening, and, depending on the needs of our clients, we can offer off-hours meeting times.