Modifying Child Custody

Child custody modification, or visitation modification can be necessary following a divorce. The lives of the parents and children involved will inevitably change. It often becomes necessary to modify a child custody arrangement to fit the current lifestyles of the parties involved. However, modifying child custody is not an easy process, especially if it was a complex divorce case.

If you are looking to modify your current child custody/visitation plan, you should speak to an attorney about the specifics of your situation. If you have experienced a significant change in circumstances that necessitates a change to your child custody arrangement, there are specific legal steps that you must take. Contact our family law attorneys today if you would like to understand modification of visitation orders.

When Can Visitation Be Modified?

Texas family courts consider each custody/visitation modification case on its own merits. However, it is necessary to show that a significant change in circumstances has occurred that makes the current arrangement inappropriate or unworkable.

Some common reasons individuals seek a child visitation modification include:

  • Relocation
  • Remarriage
  • Change in work schedule
  • Change in ability to provide child care
  • Change in the child’s needs
  • Changes in health

When you come to our law office for a free initial consultation, we will discuss the specifics of your situation and help you determine your legal options. It is important to remember that Texas family courts always consider the best interests of the child involved in any applicable legal matters.

Contact a Custody Modification Lawyer

Contact one of our family lawyers to discuss your questions and concerns about modifying your current child custody/parenting plan. We have two offices for your convenience, Fort Worth 817-755-1852, Arlington / Mansfield 817-799-7125.