If you have been through the divorce process, you know it is not usually pleasant nor easy. If the parties remain civil, and the divorce is as amicable as possible, that certainly helps; however, most people are glad to get to the end of the process. What happens though, I you want to modify a term of your divorce after the fact? Can you do that and, if so, under what circumstances? A Plano divorce modifications lawyer from The Law Office of Jon R. Boyd explains how often you can modify the terms of your divorce in Texas.
Why Might You Want to Modify Your Divorce?
If you are like the average person, the idea of opening up your divorce after it is finished and over with doesn’t sound very appealing. Nonetheless, there are reasons you may feel the need to do just that. Sometimes, a party is in such a hurry to get the divorce over with that the terms they agree to don’t sink in until after the divorce has been finalized, prompting a desire to modify those terms shortly after the divorce process reaches a conclusion. In other situations, years may go by before one of the parties decides a modification is needed.