Child Custody Modifications

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Child Custody Modification Attorneys in Omaha

Post-Judgment Modifications in Nebraska

Modifying a previous order can be done but it can also be challenging. This is because the laws of Nebraska require that certain standards be met before allowing modifications of previously ordered child support or child custody decrees and parenting plans. One example of this is that whichever party wants the modification, that person must be able to show the court that a material change in circumstance has occurred since the last order otherwise the modification may be denied.

Therefore it is crucial to have our Omaha Child Custody Modification lawyers by your side. Rely on the Hathaway Law Group, P.C. L.L.O. to advocate your position and interest to the court and demonstrate that a modification is in the best interest of your child.

Contact us now at (402) 629-6633 to learn how the modification process works in the state of Nebraska.

Circumstances That May Lead to Modified Custody or Parenting Plans

There are a few rules when it comes to modifications of previous court orders. Changes can only be made when there has been a material change in circumstances as related to the previous order or agreement. If the parties cannot agree it will be up to the court to determine whether the evidence you have is sufficient to warrant a modification. Modifications are generally brought to revise or update custody, parenting schedules, support, or decision making authority and allocation.

Some examples of situations which may require a modification to your current order:

  • Significant changes to a parent’s work schedule, this may be involuntary or voluntary but the change may impede the parent’s availability to care for the child.
  • Changes to a relationship between a parent and a child that may warrant a review and change to a current parenting plan
  • Changes in a child’s physical, mental, or emotional development, which may require an adjustment to the time a child spends with each parent.
  • A change in a parent’s income may not impact custody but it may warrant a recalculation of child support
  • If a parent wishes to relocate out of state. This may be due to work, family, or other interests but this would require the court to approve the move if it involves children.

Filing for Custody or Support Modification in Nebraska

Commencing a modification is similar to when you began your initial case. Documents will need to prepared and filed in the District Court. The opposing party will need to be served, and then your case will be prepared for one of many outcome possibilities, such as, negotiations, mediation, or trial. The lawyers at Hathaway Law Group, P.C. L.L.O. can help you with this complex process.

Aggressive & Comprehensive Support

Modifying an initial decree or parenting plan can be challenging and nuanced, that is why our skilled child modification attorneys in Omaha are prepared to handle any situation that arises with seasoned expertise and skill. Hathaway Law Group, P.C. L.L.O. can and will skillfully represent you at the settlement table of the court room.

Call us today at (402) 629-6633 or contact us online and you can immediately benefit from a full, complimentary consultation.

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