Child Support Modification, Contempt and Enforcement Actions, Post-Divorce Modification of Final Judgments
Modification is an action where due to a change in your circumstance the terms of a final judgment previously established is changed. Contempt is an enforcement action taken when a party deliberately refuses to comply with the terms set forth in the final judgment.
The attorneys at the Law Office of Sheena Benjamin-Wise are available to assist you when you need to change a judgment or court order. We will review your documentation and discuss your personal circumstance to determine if there has been a material, substantial change in circumstances, that was involuntary, permanent, and unanticipated since your divorce proceeding or paternity action was finalized. For example, if you have lost your job or experienced a devastating medical emergency, we can help you to modify the terms of your final judgment which addresses your child support or other financial obligations. If you desire to change a court-ordered parenting plan or timesharing schedule, we will discuss the best interests of your minor children and assist you to obtain your best options.
Enforcement of Court Orders
A final judgment or Court Order sets responsibilities, rights, and entitlements. You have certain duties and rights that should be protected. If the Court has entered an order in your case, and the other party is not complying with the terms of the order, ie not paying support obligations or not allowing time with children, the attorneys at the Law Office of Sheena Benjamin-Wise can help you to enforce the terms of the order using the Court’s contempt powers.
To learn more about your legal options or to get started on your case, contact us today to schedule your consultation with a lawyer at our firm.