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Post Judgement Modifications

Burbank Judgment Modification Attorneys

At MacLean Chung Law Firm, we understand that life changes. Circumstances happen that are beyond your control. We also realize that you will make conscious decisions over the course of your life that will cause the original judgments surrounding your divorce proceedings to change.

It is important to contact an attorney as soon as a modification becomes necessary. Failure to file a motion to modify can have serious consequences. You may find yourself in debt for many years. We will help you work to modify the original judgment to ensure that the terms are still fair and equitable.

Burbank Judgment Modification Lawyers

Child support modifications are common in the years following your divorce. At MacLean Chung Law Firm, we understand that you are concerned about circumstances that have altered your needs or your ability to pay the decreed amount, including:

  • Loss of job
  • New job
  • Parental relocation
  • Retirement

The court will look seriously at a change of circumstances and will act quickly to modify the original judgment to reflect these life changes. Our attorneys will always keep your best interests and the best interests of your children as the highest priority. Trust us to act on your behalf.

Spousal support modifications may also arise years after a divorce judgment has been entered. A Burbank family law attorney understand that you are concerned about circumstances that have altered your needs or your ability to pay the decreed amount, and the reasons for a spousal support modification includes the same reasons as child support, with some additional circumstances to consider.

Spousal support will terminate automatically upon the remarriage of the spouse receiving support, but in situations where the spouse who receives support moves in with someone but does not get remarried, you may still be able to terminate or modify support payments. California law provides that when there is cohabitation by the spouse receiving support, then the support may be modified. However, you must act immediately to get the court to modify, otherwise you will still be obligated to continue paying support to your spouse.

The court will look seriously at a change of circumstances and will act quickly to modify the original judgment to reflect these life changes. Our attorneys will always keep insure that the change of circumstances for spousal support modification are properly presented to the court. Trust us to act on your behalf.

Contact Trusted Burbank Judgment Modifications Attorneys For A Free Consultation

Contact us or call us at 818-305-6495 to schedule a free 30 minute initial consultation. Our main office is in Burbank. For your convenience, we can by appointment meet at our branch offices in Torrance, Valencia and Pasadena, California.

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