What is the process to modify child custody and visitation orders in North County or San Diego Family Courts? One of the few “constants” in life is change. Has there been a change in the “Status Quo” between you and your co-parent? Has something changed in your life which should provide the opportunity for you to spend more time with your child(ren)?
There are several ways to modify child custody and visitation orders in North County or anywhere in San Diego. If the parties are in complete agreement our paralegals can help to prepare the necessary documents which our attorneys will review and ultimately submit to the Court for the review and approval of the Judge.
The second option to modify existing orders is through mediation. What has changed? Has one of the co-parents lost a job or experienced a transfer which will take them out of the area? Has a co-parent fully recovered from an addiction or some other health issue? Has one of the co-parents met or married a new partner? Has there been a change in a child’s life or maturity which affects existing orders?
Mediation is a private, efficient venue for the parties to work through recent changes and negotiate a new child custody and visitation agreement which is in the best interests of the child(ren). Once an agreement is reached our attorneys prepare appropriate paperwork and supporting documentation for submittal to the Court for review and approval.
In other cases, such as when the co-parent has a developing challenge or is known to have a borderline personality disorder, bipolar disorder or narcissism, the parties will need to ask the Court to hear the request. The Certified Family Law Specialists at Burke & Domercq have decades of experience in these cases and provide sound advice and counsel.
Learn more about the options available to modify child custody and visitation orders in North County or San Diego. We invite you to protect your own interests and contact us or call 760-434-3330 to schedule an appointment for a remote or socially distanced consultation with one of our experienced Certified Family Law Specialists. It is important to follow existing orders until changes are reviewed, approved and/or ordered by the Court.