Modifying a custody order (parenting plan) changes whether a child's caregiver has legal custody.
A judge may modify a custody order if a caregiver's ability to care for the child has changed since the original order. To ask a judge to change your custody order, you must file a motion.
Custody arrangements can be modified to change whether a parent is their child's custodial parent, or their non-custodial parent.
If a legal parent loses custody of a child, they have the right to ask the court for visitation rights (parenting time).
If it has been MORE than TWO (2) YEARS since your custody order was issued, you can only ask for a modification if: