Moving with a minor child

One issue that is commonly brought up in cases involving young children is the issue of moving away from their current residence. The old law in Illinois used to be that you could not “remove” the minor child from the … Continued

How to Avoid a Default Judgment

When a case is initially filed, the filing party must provide the other party with notice. This is called Service of Process. This is done by serving the other party with a Summons and a copy of the document that … Continued

Ways To Avoid Indirect Civil Contempt

Contempt is the primary means that family law courtrooms use in Illinois to gain compliance of temporary orders and Judgments. In the event someone willfully and without compelling cause or justification, violates a court order, then they could be subject … Continued

Common Back to School Parenting Issues

As we approach the end of August and the beginning of another school year there are many issues which arise in family law related matters. From school selection to parenting time schedules, last minute vacations and school supply/uniform shopping, it … Continued