A dynamic and trustworthy law firm that serves the Post Judgment Family Law Modification legal needs of those in Central Florida. Our exceptionally talented team listens, cares, and provides excellent client service to achieve remarkable results for our clientele.
When there is a standing family law court order, unless authorized by the court, the family law court order must be followed. There are specific situations when an individual may petition the court for a modification of the court order.
Child Custody Modification: There are specific situations that may prompt a petition for the modification of a child custody court order.
A petition for a modification of the child custody order, in most cases, will be highly contested. Depending on if you are the parent requesting the modification or not, to be successful in the child custody modification hearing(s), you must effectively show that your argument is in the best interest of the child (children.
Child Visitation Modification: A modification of the child visitation court order may arise if either parent is violating the terms of the current child visitation (timesharing) plan. A geographic relocation of the primary residential parent or the non-custodial parent may also make a child visitation modification request necessary.
Child Support Modification: A child support modification may be requested if there is a sudden and unforeseen change in the financial standing of the parent that is ordered to pay child support. The key here is “unforeseen”. If a person is fired or sufferers a health crisis that makes it impossible to work, that may be considered unforeseen. If a person quits work or decides to move to a new geographic area with no job lined up, that is not considered unforeseen. A significant health issue with the child and the financial difficulties to adequately attend to those medical needs of the child may prompt a modification of the child support court order.
Alimony / Spousal Support Modification: A petition to modify an alimony court order may be requested by either spouse. The petition may be to either increase or decrease the amount of alimony to be paid. Reasons to request a modification of the alimony court order often include:
Call Attorney, Kimberly M. Soto at 321.972.2279 to discuss your Family Law Modification or other Family Law needs.
The Soto Law Office, P.A. is conveniently located in Altamonte Springs, FL near I-4, and proudly serves Brevard, Lake, Orange, Osceola, Seminole, and Volusia Counties.
The Soto Law Office, P.A.
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9:00 am-5:00 pm
Evening and weekend hours available by appointment.
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Kimberly M. Soto is the Owner and Managing Attorney of The Soto Law Office, P.A.
Ms. Soto is a member of the Florida Bar Association and Orange County Bar Association, including their Young Lawyers Sections.
Ms. Soto was awarded her Juris Doctor Degree from The George Washington University Law School.
Ms. Soto was awarded her Bachelor of Arts Degree in International Relations from the honors program at Rollins College, and graduated Magna cum laude.
Ms. Soto is also a member of the Central Florida Association for Women Lawyers, the Florida Association for Women Lawyers, and the Citrus Club.