Once a court order is in place to govern issues such as child custody, child support, visitation, or spousal support, the parties involved are obligated to follow the order as long as it is in effect. Anyone who fails to comply with an active court order could face legal consequences, including being found in contempt of court. If a person is falling behind in custody or spousal support payments for example, the court could use a number of enforcement methods to remedy the situation.

The court does however, acknowledge a change in circumstances and will usually modify the existing court order if valid reasons for doing so are presented. In situations where a court order modification is required, it may be in your best interest to obtain an experienced modifications attorney like James A. Robertson to handle the matter for you.

The reason for getting an attorney to handle your situation is that court order modifications must be carefully drafted with specific legal language in order to protect the rights of the parties. Then they must be filed with the Brazoria County court, where  a persuasive case must be offered to show proof that one of the involved parties has had a substantial change in circumstances. The evidence that is presented must support the request to the court and must be properly acquired and documented.

Brazoria County modifications attorney James Robertson has extensive experience with court order modifications and  knows what it takes to build a compelling case for the court. With over 23 years of experience, five of them as a family law judge, he guides Pearland, Alvin, Manvel, and Lake Jackson, Texas clients in how to best achieve the desired modification of their order.

Grounds for Modifying a Divorce Court Order

In order for the Brazoria County court to consider modifying an existing divorce order, a substantial change of circumstances must be established such as:

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