Petitioning for Alimony Modifications
Bergen County Divorce Lawyers Handling Spousal Support Matters
When the terms of a divorce and
alimony are decided at trial, a court order will determine the amount of spousal
child support will be paid, and by which party. There could be many unanticipated situations
that may arise that could change the needs of either the recipient or
party who has been ordered to pay spousal support.
If you need to modify an alimony payment, Moskowitz Law Group, LLC can
help. Consult with our Bergen County divorce attorneys so that we can
assist you through a modification of alimony and help you get the aid
you need, whether you are the recipient of alimony or the individual providing
Wish to move forward with your case? Get started with a
free consultation when you call (201) 419-6223.
Do You Need to Modify a Court-Ordered Alimony Payment?
If a significant change has occurred in your life and you feel that you
need to modify an existing alimony order, you can request a modification
from the court. Generally, a court will review both ex-spouses' current
economic circumstances to determine significant changes have occurred
that are enough to warrant the modification of alimony.
The judge may decide that an increase or decrease is justified if there
has been a substantial change in circumstance, such as:
- The loss of a job
- An increase in cost of living
Either party has the right to request a modification of alimony, but it
is advised that you do not attempt such a request without guidance and
representation from a qualified New Jersey divorce attorney. Whether the
court will approve the modification will based on many factors and if
full documentation and compelling reasons are not presented to the court,
the request could be denied.
Our firm has
more than 50 years of combined experience and can offer the trusted legal counsel you need to navigate the process
of modifying an alimony order. We know how to present a modification to
the court and get a positive outcome.
Call us today and we can review your circumstances and advise you about a modification
Results May Vary Depending On Your Particular Facts and Legal Circumstances