After the entry of a divorce decree or a parentage order, people's lives, needs, and circumstances may change. Richard W. Culver, Ltd., located in Barrington, Illinois, furnishes strategic recommendations and representation concerning modification, whereby the provisions of a divorce decree or a parentage order may be changed upon the Court's approval.Types of Modification in Illinois:
- Parental Responsibility/Child Custody Modification: Pursuant to certain circumstances, the parental responsibility/child custody provisions in a divorce decree or a parentage order may be modified.
- Parenting Time/Visitation Modification: Under certain circumstances, a parent's parenting time/visitation rights in a divorce may be modified or restricted.
- Child Support Modification: Child support may be modified upon a showing of a substantial change in circumstances.
- Spousal Maintenance Modification: Spousal maintenance, formerly known as "alimony," may be modified upon a showing of a substantial change in circumstances after considering applicable statutory factors.
Due to the complex nature of modification, the understanding of the changed circumstances, and the significant legal implications concerning modification, it is wise to seek the counsel of a skilled matrimonial and/or family law attorney. Attorney Blake Austin Culver at Richard W. Culver, Ltd. can help you learn more about the legal issues of modification relating to parental responsibility/child custody, parenting time/visitation, child support, or spousal maintenance, and Blake can help evaluate your specific situation.
Modification of Child Support across State Lines into Illinois:
If you and your former spouse were divorced with children in another state (other than Illinois) and if you and/or your former spouse have moved to Illinois, review Modification of Child Support and the Illinois Uniform Interstate Family Support Family Act ("Illinois UIFSA") for more information.
If you have any questions or concerns pertaining to modification of a divorce decree or parentage order, contact Richard W. Culver, Ltd. at 847-382-2900 or complete the online contact form to arrange a confidential initial consultation. At Richard W. Culver, Ltd., evening and weekend appointments are available in order to accommodate clients' schedules.