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Suffolk County Divorce Modification Lawyers

Family Law Attorneys Representing New York Residents

Life changes all the time. Following a divorce, there is a good chance you may require modifications to be made to the agreements in your divorce order. At the Law Office of Robert H. Montefusco, our Suffolk County divorce modification attorneys have the necessary experience to help you fight for or against post-divorce modifications.

If you or your former spouse’s circumstances have changed and you believe your divorce order should be modified, call our experienced divorce modification lawyers today at (631) 801-0007.

Requesting a Post-Divorce Modification in NY

Judge modifying court orderIn the event of a substantial change in circumstances after divorce, either party has the right to file a petition for a modification of a divorce order. A substantial change in circumstances is an unanticipated and involuntary change in the financial, emotional, or physical condition of one or both parents, which warrants a modification of particular elements of a divorce order.

Changes in circumstances that could warrant a post-divorce modification include:

  • A relocation of the parents or children
  • Loss of job for the parent paying child support
  • Significant increase in income for the parent receiving child support or spousal maintenance
  • Remarriage of the parent receiving spousal support
  • Abuse or neglect of a child by one of the parents

Common divorce agreement issues that can be modified include:

  • Child custody
  • Child support
  • Spousal maintenance
  • Visitation schedules

Find Out How the Law Office of Robert H. Montefusco Can Help

Our Suffolk County divorce modification lawyers can help you prepare and file a petition with the court for a modification to your divorce settlement, or we can help you defend against it. No matter what your situation is, we will work to aggressively protect your rights and can help you get the outcome you deserve.

Call our New York family lawyers today at (631) 801-0007 for assistance with the modifications of your child support, child custody, or spousal support court orders. We serve clients in Islip and Brookhaven.

Testimonials
  • I am grateful for all the hard work and efforts he and his assistant, Ms Maureen Furlan, and others,who worked closely as one with me throughout my case.

    “I would highly recommend Mr. Montefusco to anyone who want excellent and qualified representation in their case.”

    Chris

  • Robert and his firm were professional effective and did not take any “BS” from the opposite side.

    “I hired Robert Montefusco not one time but two times to represent me for custody of my child Each time I was represented with a favorable outcome. Robert and his firm were professional effective and did not take any “BS” from the opposite side. In a biased court system where the fathers are immediately the underdog , Robert was able to get me a better outcome than most fathers get. For that I highly recommend the Montefusco Law firm.”

    Rob

  • It all came true and I was very happy and relieved when it was all over.

    “I’ve already recommended him twice to people I know.”

    Judy B.

  • He is open, honest and will not provide false promises.

    “They were exceptional in making sure conversations and milestones were communicated to me as well as very thorough in the handling of paperwork, agreement and the decree.”

    Jim

  • Robert did everything in his power to ensure the best come for me, my kids and my future. Thanks

    “Robert did a great job on finalizing my divorce with a very difficult X Wife.”

    Rob

  • He's as good as they come, no one will fight harder for you!!

    “If you're going through a divorce do yourself a favor and see this guy!!! He's as good as they come, no one will fight harder for you!!”

    John

  • You don't need a guppy, you need a Barracuda!

    “I was recommended to The Montefusco law firm by a friend who is a lawyer. He told me "You don't need a guppy, you need a Barracuda"! From the first free consultation (many years ago) to the present day, the entire staff was courteous, punctual, professional, and tolerant. I say that because I can be a tough customer to deal with, and I was never treated that way. I was always given the respect, time, and the opportunity to be heard. Hope and Monica were great on the phones, and taking down my concerns, and relaying them to Robert, Meaghan, or Maureen. I had a particularly rough time with my EX, and I was fighting for the rights of my son, and him now living with me. Robert had my back through the whole process. I am 100% satisfied with the outcome, and the entire team should take a bow! Robert always knew just what to say, and how to calm me down in moments of disbelief in the ongoing battles, and I feel I can include him in my 'inner circle' of friends. Meaghan did a great job of re-writing all of my oppositions, and even took my calls when she was at her home. And last but not least is Maureen. Maureen is a paragon. She could answer every question I had, and always gave me the respect I deserved. She and I got to know each other pretty well on the phones, and through emails. Often times I called to talk to Robert, and Maureen picked up, and helped me through my concerns. Thank you Robert, Meaghan, Maureen, Hope, and Monica! You made a really bumpy road seem navigable, and throughout the process, there was always a shining light at the end of the tunnel!”

  • I am grateful for George Pammer and the Law Office of Robert H. Montefusco employees, they have given me peace of mind.

    “Two months ago I was at my wit's end. I had been in court again for 4 months and it seemed to be going absolutely nowhere. I started debating switching lawyers. I was given a recommendation from a family friend and decided to go and meet with George Pammer. From the moment I walked in, I felt like I was finally being heard. He had a wonderful sense of humor and a positive personality for a pretty grim situation. He did everything to move our case along as the other attorney did every stall tactic there is. I am grateful for George Pammer and the Law Office of Robert H. Montefusco employees, they have given me peace of mind. Tonight I will be able to sleep knowing my son is finally safe. There are not enough thank you's in the world to repay this man.”

    Sybille N.

  • I had an exceptional experience during a very difficult time.

    “All details taken care of, no loose ends.”

    Guy

  • Mr. Montefusco has the right amount of pitbull in him and uses it when the opportunity requires.

    “Mr. Montefusco and his assistant were and continue to be excellent.”

    David

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