May 31, 2020

Ontario Custody Modification Lawyer

Sometimes life changes can make it necessary to modify an existing child custody order. An Ontario custody modification attorney can help ensure your modification is approved.

Life changes happen all the time and for many different reasons. These life changes can make a child custody modification necessary. Although the process seems simple enough, it can be difficult, especially when the other party is opposed to the modification.

You will likely need some help to ensure that you get the child custody arrangement you need. Obtain legal assistance by contacting an Ontario custody modification lawyer.

Why Would You Need to Change a Parenting Plan?

Many people shy away from modifying a parenting plan because they believe it will be a lot of hassle. Although the process can be difficult if the other parent objects, as long as you have a good reason for the modification, it’s likely the change will be granted.

There are many reasons a person would need to modify a custody agreement. For example, if you are in the military and you’ve just been deployed, you can modify the agreement for the duration of your deployment, and then you can have it modified again when you return.

Or maybe you just accepted a job that requires you to travel 50 percent of the time. You will need to modify your child custody order so that you can spend time with your child when you’re not traveling.

No matter the reason that you need to change your custody agreement, an Ontario child custody modification attorney can help.

How Do I Modify a Child Custody Order in Ontario?

Child custody arrangements can be modified easily if the other parent agrees to the new arrangement. If not, then you might have to go to court to get the arrangement you want. To modify a child custody agreement in California, you must take the following steps:

  • Complete the appropriate court forms.
  • Submit to your for review. This ensures the forms are accurate so they aren’t returned or the process isn’t delayed due to errors.
  • Makes three copies—you keep one set, the court receives a set, and the parents receive a copy.
  • File your forms with the court.
  • Serve the forms to the other party.
  • File proof of service with the court.
  • Go to court to explain why you need your custody order modified.

Speak with an Ontario Custody Modification Attorney

No matter what caused you to seek a modification to a parenting arrangement, a family lawyer will be able to help. Your attorney will assist you with each step and be by your side through the entire process.

In addition, your lawyer will argue your case in court, explaining to the judge why you need and deserve a custody modification.

To speak with an Ontario custody modification lawyer about modifying your parenting plan, call the Law Office of Laurence J. Brock at 909-466-7661. You can also complete and submit the online form located at the bottom of this page.

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