In this video, Domestic Attorney Rebekah Morrison explains what a substantial change in circumstance means and whether or not you may be eligible to alter your custody schedule.

Many things might be considered a substantial change in circumstance. The courts will look at anything that affects the well-being of the child. Things like criminal justice proceedings, substance abuse issues, even a new romantic partner on the part of the child’s caretaker may constitute a substantial change in circumstance.

If you think you might have a substantial change in circumstance and are thinking about modifying your custody order, contact one of our Family Law Practitioners today and find out!