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Modifications of a Nevada Divorce Court Order

By Gordon Law Offices  Jul. 1, 2013 11:48a

Once your divorce has been finalized, it may seem that the process is over. Divorce decrees, however, are never final because circumstances can change in your life, your ex-spouse's life, and the lives of your children in the future. When these changes occur and are sufficient enough to require a retooling of child custody, child support, visitation plans, or spousal support, a modification of court orders concerning the issue may need to be brought before the family court. Without the change being approved by the court, you will have no legal standing for any alteration.

Various changes can bring about the need for a court order to be modified. These changes can include a change in one's employment or income, the development of health problems for a parent or a child, a remarriage, the need for one parent to relocate to another city or area, domestic violence incidents, drug or alcohol abuse or child abuse on the part of a parent, or a substantial change in the needs of the child. For example, at least a 20 percent change in one's gross monthly income will need to be shown in order to modify a court order regarding alimony. The person requesting the modification of any family court order will need to provide a valid reason and sufficient evidence to back the request. To maximize your chances for success, it is best to get the help of a qualified family law attorney who has experience in your local courts.

Family Law and Divorce Lawyer in Las Vegas, Nevada

Divorce and family law issues are often complicated matters which require delving into the legalities that will affect your particular case. That is why it is important to consult with an attorney who has the knowledge and understanding needed to help create an effective resolution. At Gordon Law Offices, based in Las Vegas, the legal team has extensive experience in handling all types of family law matters, from contested divorce to modification of post-divorce court orders, paternity, child custody, domestic violence, fathers' rights, grandparents' rights, guardianship, and more.

The father and son legal team at the firm has close to 60 years of combined experience in this field; they have dealt with every type of divorce and family law issue for clients in the area. They can help you find ways to make the process less stressful as well as ensure that your legal rights are protected. No matter how complex your situation may appear to be, you can start getting answers from a legal professional who has a solid track record of proven results. Contact the firm for a confidential consultation about your case today.

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