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Modification Q&A

What exactly can you modify?

You can modify child support, possession, and access, or even Holidays.


Is there a waiting period for modifying my divorce decree?

Texas statute states that a modification can be filed after a three-year waiting period unless a material and substantial change has occurred.


I want to change my last name, is that considered a modification?

No.  Even though it may not have been requested at the time of divorce, you would actually just file a petition for a name change.


How much will a modification of child support cost me?

Depending on your issues, most modifications will cost around $5000.00.  The Vitelli Law Firm will work with all clients regarding financial matters.

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