Modification or Changing a Court Order

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Once the divorce, legal separation, or final judgment of paternity has been granted, parties may make changes to some parts of their Court Order or Judgment. However, making changes to previously made court orders can sometimes be more complicated than you might think. Parties are encouraged to consult an attorney or to consider the legal issues before filing actions with the court.

Once the issues are considered, changes can be made one of two ways:

By Stipulation: Meaning that the parties AGREE to all the details of what they want changed.

Instructions on Stipulations:

OR

By Motion: Meaning that the parties DO NOT AGREE to all the details of what they want changed.

Instructions on Modification:

 

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