Divorce can become a great financial burden on both spouses because under California law couples are required to pay for spousal or child support. The difficult economic times may also impact and change people’s financial circumstances and their ability to pay for support. However, it is possible to modify the post-divorce agreements with the court in California depending on the shift in financial positions.
1. Can I Have Post-Divorce Child Custody Modifications?
2. Can I Have Post-Divorce Child Support Modifications?
3. Can I Change Alimony and Property Distribution Terms in My Divorce Agreement?
1. How to modify POST-DIVORCE CHILD CUSTODY?
Post-divorce modifications are often required to change agreements on child custody; sometimes there are slight changes and other times substantial. In the scenario where one parent gets a job on the other side of the state, and a child desires to live with one parent or the other, post-divorce modifications are required. It is also crucial to prove that the change will be in the best interest of the child.
2. How to Modify POST-DIVORCE CHILD SUPPORT?
Child support modifications are typically most common where alteration and modification are required to be signed. Parents often have to find jobs over the course of their child’s life and it has an influence on the amount of child support. However, in the case when one of the parents loses their job and is unable to pay for child support with the new position, then they are able to modify their payments through the court. If one of the parents gets married to someone else and this new spouse of earns more money, it is not allowed to modify the existing child support based on a new spouse’s income.
3. How to Modify ALIMONY AND PROPERTY Terms in a Divorce Agreement?
Alimony and property agreements during divorce depend on various factors, such as the length of the marriage, the level of education, the income of the spouses…etc. Some divorce agreements have terms which prohibit any future modifications, but not all of them have such conditions. However, conditions which can prove that modification is necessary can change the agreement.