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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 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.

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    “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

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  • THE LAW OFFICE OF ROBERT MONTEFUSCO IS ONE IN A MILLION

    “Robert and his staff have always went above and beyond for me throughout every step of my brutal divorce and custody process. My case is currently still open and we are in 3 court rooms. Robert is exceptionally educated, experienced, and understanding when it comes to matrimonial law. The past 2 years of my life have been the most darkest and at times unbearable because of the mistake I made in choosing the wrong partner. At times, I would call their office literally 3-4 times A DAY panicking, stressing, obsessing, and mostly crying. I never felt I was annoying them or a nuisance; they were ALWAYS there for me. Robert is not only my attorney, many times he acts as my therapist and calms me down and subsides my fears. Maureen was there beside me to sign the papers to file for the hardest decisions of my life and she always helped in making the process as smooth and seamless as possible. Hope is an amazing asset as well. She is always there to answer any questions I have and always was an extra pair of ears for me to vent to. In choosing this law firm you not only get an amazingly experienced attorney, you get a FIGHTER. Robert defends and protects me aggressively and passionately every single court appearance. For the first time in my life I have absolutely NO FEAR walking into the courtrooms ever anymore because HE is by my side. I am confident that I not only have an amazing group of people working on my case every day, but I have found friends for the rest of my life. The words Thank You will never be enough for what each of them have done for me during this difficult time in my life. You guys ROCK!”

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  • Attorney Montefusco is absolutely the best – – Period.

    “It’s truly a privilege to be represented by an attorney I feel is the best and I never worry when Robert’s by my side.”

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  • Honest and trustworthy

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    James

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

    David

  • Thanks from our hearts.

    “You were there when we felt our world was torn apart.”

    Matthew

  • What was most impressive, was his caring, both for the child and us, the grandparents.

    “The court awarded us custody and the child never entered the foster care system.”

    John

  • 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.

  • 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

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