Life can change in a sudden and unexpected instant, often beyond your control. If you were involved in a divorce, there may be significant changes in your life afterward, as well as your child’s life, which may require modification of an existing court order. However, doing so may be difficult without the legal assistance of a qualified lawyer.
At Casey, Simmons & Bryant PLLC, we are committed to helping you modify your divorce agreement and protect the best interests of you and your child. Our attorneys have the comprehensive understanding of Tennessee laws and court proceedings to provide knowledgeable and passionate legal assistance to those in Jackson, Memphis, Clarksville and surrounding cities.
The modification of a parenting plan and timesharing schedule requires a party to demonstrate a substantial, material, and unanticipated change of circumstances. There are two elements to the statement – the circumstances have significantly and materially changed since the determination of custody and the child’s best interests justify the change.
In Tennessee, factors of the best interests of the child include, but not limited to, the following:
In most cases, both parents want to remain a primary part of their children’s lives and raise them. However, when parenting plans and schedules are not established properly, it can result in extreme hardship for your children. Our Jackson family law lawyers can help you navigate through the potential complications of your case in order to get the most favorable outcome possible.
Contact Casey, Simmons & Bryant, PLLC and request a free consultation today!