Can you modify a divorce decree?
A divorce decree can be modified if the terms of the divorce are unjust or conditions have changed since the divorce. Once the divorce is finalized and the time of appeal has passed (which is generally within 30 days of the decree), you cannot amend the division of property and liabilities.
How do you write an addendum to a divorce decree?
A request for a change is made by filing a "motion to modify" the divorce decree or judgment. This motion is usually filed with the same court where the divorce judgment was issued. Many states provide forms, check with your local state and county courts to see if they are available.
What is amended divorce decree?
Divorce modification is the legal process of amending a divorce order issued by a court. A final divorce decree will specify rights and obligations regarding child custody and visitation, as well as spousal support, division of property, and other matters.