Close Menu
Protecting the Interests of Clients & Families Throughout Orange & Seminole Counties
Maitland Divorce Attorney > Altamonte Springs Family Attorney > Altamonte Springs Modification of Final Orders Attorney

Altamonte Springs Modification of Final Orders Attorney

Divorce Attorney in Altamonte Springs Assisting with Modifications

Once your divorce case is finalized, you likely want to avoid needing to go back to court in order to ask the judge to modify final orders, including a modification of alimony, child support, or child custody. Yet situations often arise that require a modification. If you want to modify an existing divorce order, you should speak with an experienced Altamonte Springs modifications attorney who can evaluate your case and can help you to understand whether you may be eligible for a modification.

Reasons for Seeking a Modification of an Altamonte Springs Divorce Order

There are many different reasons that a party might seek to modify an existing divorce order, including final orders pertaining to support or time-sharing in child custody. The following are just some of the types of cases in which we assist Central Florida residents with modifications:

  • Party experiences the loss of a job and a need to modify alimony or child support;
  • A parent receives a substantial raise, and the other parent wants to modify the child support obligation accordingly;
  • A parent receives a job offer outside the state of Florida and needs to modify the existing parenting plan and time-sharing schedule; or
  • Party suffers an illness or disabling injury that results in loss of income and inability to provide child care, which may require a modification of support and child custody.

Need to Show a Substantial Change in Circumstances in Altamonte Springs

Generally speaking, under Florida law, if you want to modify an existing order, you will typically need to prove that a substantial change in circumstances has occurred. The statute does not provide examples of a substantial change in circumstances in most circumstances, but an experienced family lawyer in Altamonte Springs can evaluate your situation and can help you to determine whether you could be eligible for a modification.

Examples of a substantial change in circumstances could include but are not limited to:

  • Job loss;
  • Significant pay rate increase;
  • Change in job;
  • Relocation; or
  • Injury or disability.

While the loss of a job may constitute a substantial change in circumstances for the purposes of modifying a divorce order, it is critical to understand that you cannot seek a modification if you intentionally quit your job so that you would not have to pay alimony or child support. In such cases, the court may be able to impute income and require you to continue making support payments, regardless of whether or not you still have a job. In order for the court to modify child support, Florida law requires the parenting petitioning for a modification show a “difference between the existing monthly obligation and the amount provided for under the guidelines be at least 15 percent or $50 . . . before the court may find that the guidelines provide a substantial change in circumstances.”

Seek Advice from a Modifications Lawyer in Altamonte Springs

If you need assistance seeking a modification of an order from your divorce, you should get in touch with one of our Altamonte Springs modification attorneys as soon as possible. Contact The Troum Law Firm, P.A. to discuss your options with an experienced Central Florida family lawyer at our firm.

Share This Page:
Facebook Twitter LinkedIn
Personable. Capable. Dependable.

"Mr. Troum and the entire staff at Troum Law Firm have been absolutely amazing. I have been consistently working with Mr. Troum for the last 8 years."

- Kimberly

"The Troum Law Firm is was very helpful and accommodating. Julie was very responsive and provided lots of useful information."

- Matt Julian

"Abosolutely a great choice. There were no issues with communication. I was prepared for all possible outcomes. I saw where ever dime was spent ..."

- Marsha Wilson

"Mark and his team did exactly what they said they would do from the consult, to hiring him, to resolving ..."

- No Name

"Attorney Troum and his firm have been such a great help during a difficult time. I would highly recommend them"

- No Name

"Attorney Troum have been such a great help. Great communication with all individuals in the firm...."

- Christina Sepulveda

"I would definitely recommend him to others looking for a calm, professional, and experienced attorney."

- Former Client

"The Troum Law Firm is highly professional, hard working, and extremely knowledgeable"

- Anja

"Mr. Troum’s support staff is outstanding! I couldn’t have asked for a better team to work with."

- Divorce Client

"Mr. Troum and his staff were excellent."

- Paul

"Mr. Troum truly met my expectations."

- Tito

"Mr. Troum's experience, knowledge of the law and in-depth familiarity with the local court system is a huge asset to anyone looking for the best representation."

- Michael

"Many thanks for helping me throughout the entire divorce process. This attorney comes highly recommended!"

- Divorce Client

"Mark gave good advice, was a good ally and enabled me to move forward with peace."

- Former Client

"I am very pleased with everything Mr. Troum has done for me. If you need someone, who will get the job done Mark Troum is your attorney."

- Rey

"I have recommended him to friends and family and highly recommend him to anyone looking for an excellent attorney."

- Domestic Violence Client

"The firm was detailed and effective in resolving my case. I would highly recommend them."

- Lori

"I have recommended attorney Mark Troum as well as continue to recommend him to anyone who wants a fair, just, determined, personal, great attorney!!"

- Former Client

"I would highly recommend Mr. Troum and his team to anyone who wants things to be done according to the law."

- Reina

"Mr. Troum is a superb attorney and is everything that most lawyers aren't....when you get get the best! Thank you, thank you, thank you.....for caring and helping me to go forward in my life."

- Lynda

"Mr. Troum and his staff walked me through every single step of it and continued to fight until he got us exactly what my children and I deserved."

- Former Client
More Testimonials