A prior court order may be modified if it is in the best interest of the child and there has been a material and substantial change in the circumstances of the child and/or one or both conservators. Due to changes in life, an order may be modified to change custody, child support, visitation, parental rights and duties, and other matters concerning your child. At Smith Wilson & Dennis, PC, we can assist you in determining the path to take in modifying the prior order. We are sensitive and empathic to families going through difficult family law matters and our upmost interest is working with you to fight for your rights.
With over 60 years of combined legal experience, the attorneys at Smith Wilson & Dennis, PC are here to assist you during what may be a stressful time in your life. At Smith Wilson & Dennis, PC, we understand modification proceedings and provide counsel and advice. It is key to have experienced attorneys by your side to evaluate your case and determine the path in resolving your matter.
“Material and Substantial” Change in Circumstances
A “material and substantial” change in circumstances may sometimes be hard to determine. It is a “fact” question that the courts determine on a case-by-case basis. The attorneys at Smith Wilson & Dennis, PC will go through your facts with you to advise on whether the court is likely to determine your facts as “material and substantial” based on prior case law.
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The attorneys at Smith Wilson & Dennis, PC will help you navigate through the complexities of your modification matter to better understand your rights. Modification disputes can lead to extensive and expensive litigation. It is paramount that you find an attorney skilled in this arena.
Smith Wilson & Dennis, PC can explain your rights and work to serve you. Contact our firm to schedule a consultation. It is essential that you find the “right” attorney that matches your needs and desires.