- Significant life changes such as major changes in work schedules
- Geographic relocation
- A parent moves a great distance or out-of-state
- A parent receives a new job opportunity or significant increase in salary
- A parent experiences a job loss
- One or both parents remarry
- Unexpected health issues of a child
- Denial or obstruction of parental visitation time
- Original orders entered in your absence (common for military service personnel)
- Misconduct and unfit parenting such as neglect or involvement in drug or alcohol abuse
- Domestic violence
- The original custody and visitation arrangement is no longer in the child’s best interest anymore
Divorce, Child custody and visitation orders are established based on the facts and circumstances that prevail when they are issued. They can be modified when circumstances change, but the change must be significant and the court will make its decision based on the best interests of the child.
Representing clients throughout Houston, Sugar Land and Galveston, Texas, the family law attorneys of Hendershot Cannon Martin & Hisey, P.C., can help you petition the court for a modification, or help you contest a proposed modification.
We represent clients in all types of modifications, including:
- Child custody and visitation;
- Child support;
- Geographic restrictions; and
- Alimony or spousal support orders.
To discuss your options for modification, call us at 713-909-7323 – or if you prefer, contact us online.
Enforcement of Court Orders
If you are having issues enforcing a Texas court order, the Houston family law attorneys of Hendershot Cannon Martin & Hisey are here to help you through the process. The Texas Family Code provides that affected parties may seek court intervention to enforce their divorce decree or suit affecting parent-child relationship for the following:
- Spousal support or other contractual provision such as the failure to turn over assets, pay debts as ordered, sell or refinance an asset, or other actions as ordered to divide property equitably
- Obstruction to orders providing for possession and access to a child
- Child Support
- Protective/ restraining orders in cases of domestic violence
Enforcement actions are subject to statue of limitations. Call our Houston law firm to discuss your options and potential relief from violations.