Kane County Illinois Post Divorce Modification Lawyers
Call For Help in Changing Child Support, Parenting Time or Alimony in St. Charles, Geneva and Batavia
While divorce may finalize the dissolution of a couple’s marriage, it does not preclude the couple from experiencing changes in circumstances that affect both parties. During a divorce, the goal is to secure an equitable, amicable resolution to matters of child custody (parental responsibilities) and support, property division, spousal support/alimony, and other matters. The attorneys at Bochte, Kuzniar & Navigato, P.C. understand that when circumstances change, it can be difficult to manage support obligations or parenting time schedules. Our attorneys are prepared to file a petition for modification if your circumstances change significantly and you need help. We advocate for what is best for our clients and will work hard to get you the results you need.
What Modifications Can Be Made?
Modifying finalized divorce documents may seem like a daunting task, but in many cases, modifications are the only way to ensure that both parties are treated fairly. No one can be certain that he or she will not become ill, sustain an injury, or suffer the negative results of an ever-changing economy. One thing Illinois residents can be certain of is that they are not alone.
Circumstances that may qualify for a modification include:
- Loss of income on the part of the payer;
- Increase in income on the part of the recipient;
- Illness or medical emergency;
- Geographical relocation; or
Modifying divorce agreements through the court is the only way to protect the rights and responsibilities of both parties. Even if verbal agreements are made between ex-spouses, both parties are still legally obligated to follow the terms of the final divorce decree. Through modification, divorce agreements can be changed to make them more suitable for both parties involved while still providing legal guidelines in the event of a dispute.
Divorce agreements that are commonly modified are:
- Child support agreements;
- Spousal support/alimony agreements;
- Child custody (parental repsonsibilities) agreements; and
- Visitation and parenting time schedules/parenting plan agreements.
After a divorce, it is crucial to be proactive in protecting your rights and best interests should you experience an illness or injury, lose your job, or need to relocate. Trust the divorce modification attorneys at Bochte, Kuzniar & Navigato, P.C. to help you file a petition for modification that will fit the needs of your individual situation. We serve clients throughout the western suburbs of Chicago, the Fox Valley area, and all across the State of Illinois, including (but not limited to) St. Charles, Elgin, Batavia, Aurora, Elgin, Wheaton, Geneva, DuPage County, Kendall County, and DeKalb County. To schedule a free consultation of your case, contact our office today at 630-377-7770.