Philadelphia Area Child Support Modification Lawyers
Perhaps the most important thing for parents that are divorced or separated to remember is that any custody or support orders in Pennsylvania are open to modification or separation because they are focused on the rights of the child, not the parents. Children of divorced parents generally have a right to spend time with their mother and their father, and to have their financial needs addressed by both.
Assistance with Child Support Modification in Pennsylvania
Contact our office to discuss your modification of custody needs. Since custody is always modifiable in the best interest of the child, we can help clients handle such custody issues as:
- Work schedule changes
- Relocation matters
- Temporary changes
- Requests by a child
Whatever your circumstances are, we have the background and experience to handle custody modification cases, either through the courts or the mediation process.
Pennsylvania Child Support Arrangements
Because Pennsylvania is generally an income-based support calculation state, significant changes in a parent’s income can require modification of a child or spousal support order. We are a team of experienced support and custody attorneys who will help clients understand what type of situations call for a modification of custody or support, and help them negotiate and properly file for changes.
Unfortunately, many parents continue to make support payments to a spouse or an adult child, after their obligation has legally concluded, their payments are treated as a voluntary gift if the payor fails to request a change. In the case of an emancipated child, support does not automatically cease. A parent must initiate a modification of support by filing a petition to terminate the support order.
For learn more about modification to child support or custody arrangements, call us today!