When a couple divorces, arrangements are made for sharing custody and the payment of spousal support and child support. However, changes in financial circumstances can necessitate a revision of those initial divorce terms. Life changes may also necessitate a revision of child custody, in particular if one parent wants to move or take other steps that will affect the other parent’s access.Legal counsel at Richmond Hill’s Weekend Lawyers represents clients in legal proceedings to vary terms of custody or support, or to challenge a proposed variance. To discuss your unique needs and situation with an experienced post-divorce modifications lawyer in Richmond Hill at our firm, contact us today and schedule a no-cost consultation.
Changing The Terms Of Custody Or Support
Child support amounts are based on a parent’s income and strictly regulated by Ontario law. However, when income changes due to job loss, wage reductions or a decrease in self-employment earnings, it is possible to apply to have the amount of child support payments reduced.