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Help With Divorce Modifications From A Salt Lake Attorney

Life situations change at an alarming rate. At the office of Stephen J. Buhler, Attorney at Law, in Salt Lake City, Utah, I help individuals and families modify existing divorce decrees, primarily in three key areas:

  • Child custody — Daily schedules change not only for parents, but for children, too, as they grow older.
  • Child support — An income change from loss of a job, disability or a promotion may be significant enough to warrant a modification in the amount of child support.
  • Child relocation — Moving for jobs or other reasons is part of life; it requires modifications to child custody plans.

Make Sure Changes Are Backed By Legal Documents

Divorced parents often work things out verbally, but verbal agreements are not legally binding. Obtaining court recognition of a divorce modification is a means of protecting yourself. A modification that has been only verbally agreed upon can suddenly be rescinded by an upset parent. I take the steps necessary to formally finalize relocation, custody, spousal support, child support or other family law modifications.

When considering a modification to an existing court order, it's important to remember that the court always gives priority to what is in the best interest of the child. Even if you and your former spouse have agreed on a modification, you have to establish its advisability in the mind of the court.

Child Support Enforcement

In other instances, a parent does not follow through with obligations spelled out in the divorce decree. It may be a matter of failure to pay child support or not adhering to visitation rules.

Our firm aims to relieve the stress caused by this situation by taking steps to enforce court orders as quickly as possible.

Get Answers From A Salt Lake City Support Modification Attorney

Don't put up with court orders that are being ignored or postpone getting court approval for divorce modifications. I offer a free consultation in which I can answer your questions and begin the steps to rectify the situation. Call a Salt Lake divorce modification lawyer at 801-996-4193 or email me to schedule an appointment.

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Attorney Steve Buhler

In 1998, Steve Buhler left the downtown law firm where he had worked for several years and opened his own practice. He is pleased with the personal service he is now able to provide his clients. Steve Buhler has handled a variety of cases in courts all around the State of Utah....

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Stephen J. Buhler, Attorney at Law
3540 South 4000 West Suite 245
West Valley City, UT 84120

PHONE 801-996-4193
TOLL FREE 800-565-7271
EMAIL sjblawyer@aol.com
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