Details of Post- Divorce Litigation

Oftentimes changes happen after divorce orders are made. While orders may have been suitable for both parties at the time of a divorce, life happens and situations change. It may be necessary for the divorced couple to modify their divorce decree later down the road. Post-divorce litigation is the dispute resolution method that is commonly used to make these sort of modifications. In order to make sure that your needs and wants are fought for in your litigation, retain the help of an Atlanta divorce lawyer. In order for this litigation to take place, the parties will need to provide proof of a substantial change requiring a decree modification. Examples of situations that may qualify for post-divorce litigation include:

  • Unemployment affecting ability to pay child support
  • Relocation affecting child custody and visitation
  • Changes in a child's needs affecting visitation and / or child support
  • Change in work schedule affecting visitation and child custody
  • Changes in salary affecting spousal support needs

Many other life changes can lead to a need for modification. Call our firm if you have a question about whether or not your current situation is a cause for this type of litigation. Post-divorce litigation is not solely for the purpose of modification, this process can also be used to enforce a divorce decree. There are four typical situations in which this litigation method can be used, including:

  1. Modification of child custody orders
  2. Modification of child support
  3. Modification of spousal support
  4. Enforcement of orders

If an ex- spouse is not following the orders of the decree, litigation is a way to re-enforce the arrangements. If you are enduring a life-changing circumstance and are in need of a divorce decree modification, obtain an Atlanta divorce attorney from Stadler Law Group, LLC. Or if your ex-spouse is disobeying the orders of your divorce do not hesitate to seek assistance in enforcing the decree from our skilled lawyers. Call today to schedule your free initial consultation.

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