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Existing Order

Existing Order in Utah

If the Court has previously entered a "Decree of Divorce" or a "Decree of Paternity" involving you and your child, and you believe there has been a substantial and material change in the circumstances in the areas of child custody, visitation or the parties' incomes (which are used to determine child support), you may qualify to receive a modification of these previously entered court orders.

The following information may be relevant in the Court's decision to modify an existing order:

CHILD CUSTODY: Has there been a significant increase in the amount of time you have spent with your child or children? Can you demonstrate this increase in the number of overnights you have spent with your child or children by producing a calendar of overnights spent with the child or children and/or statements from third parties?

VISITATION: Has there been a significant increase in the amount of time that you have spent with your child or children? Can you demonstrate this increase in time spent with your child or children by producing a calendar of time spent with your child and/or statements from third parties?

CHILD SUPPORT: Has your income significantly decreased due to no fault of your own? Is this decrease more than 25%? Or alternatively, has there been a significant increase in the income of the other parent?

I would be happy to discuss the change in your custody. visitation or financial circumstances to see if you qualify to ask for an order modifying your Decree of Divorce or Decree or Paternity.