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Navigate Changing Circumstances With Our Skilled Child Custody Modification Attorneys

Last updated on June 25, 2024

If you feel your child custody arrangement no longer fits your family’s situation, pursuing an order modification may be an option. This process can be complex, and it can be easy to feel overwhelmed. However, you don’t have to navigate it alone.

At R.S.C. Law Group, Inc., our team brings a blend of experience, knowledge and compassion to every family’s unique situation. From our office in Monterey County, our child custody modification lawyers are here to help you with every step of pursuing a change to a custody order in California.

Common Reasons For Seeking A Modification

In California, to get a child custody order modified, you generally need to demonstrate a significant change in circumstances. Such changes may include:

  • A change in a child’s medical needs or care requirements
  • A change in a parent’s work schedule or job
  • A parent relocating
  • Instances of neglect or abuse
  • Instances of parental alienation
  • Violations of the existing custody order

If you encounter these or any other substantial life changes, promptly reaching out to an attorney can be critical. Our team can assess your situation to help you determine if you have grounds for a modification. We can then assist you with the necessary legal steps.

When Parents Agree On Changes

The simplest modification cases are typically when both parents agree on new custody terms. In such situations, courts will usually approve modification requests. Our firm can guide you through the process of obtaining judicial approval for changes you and your ex-spouse agree on.

When Modifications Are Contested

When parents disagree on modifications, a judge typically decides on the matter based on the child’s best interests. If you find yourself in such a situation, our experienced team is ready to help. Our attorneys are well-versed in the factors courts consider in these cases. We can develop customized strategies to advocate for any necessary changes to orders.

Let Us Help You Address Your Family’s Changing Needs

Put your modification case in the hands of a trusted team that understands the nuances of these family law matters. We’re committed to providing you with the skilled support you need to protect your child’s best interests and your goals for your family. Contact us today for a free consultation by calling 831-275-0987 or send us an email.