Q: “The situation is appearing in court for a Motion for Enforcement and suit of Modification of Support Order”
My wife and I are the ones that have been trying to go to court about child support from her ex husband. My wife is wondering if we need a lawyer because of that question I posted.
A: If you can afford an attorney you should get one. Enforcements and modifications are very technical. An experienced attorney will be able to help you navigate, prepare, strategize, and execute a plan based on your goals for the situation.
If you are unsure what your legal rights are, you should seek legal counsel to represent you in a suit like this one. At the very minimum, you should pay for a consultation with a family law attorney to discuss the case and determine if you really need legal representation or not. They may be able to inform you of your legal rights or what the law says, so that if you decide not to hire an attorney, at least you have enough legal knowledge to appear in court and feel comfortable that you are not giving up anything you are entitled to.
I hope this information helps. Good luck to you.
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