When is it Necessary to Appoint Guardianship?

A family can never emotionally prepare for an unexpected tragedy that leaves a loved one disabled. Typically when an adult relative with financial obligations is suddenly unable to work, provide access to assets, communicate, and make decisions, his or her family members struggle to meet those obligations. The family needs quick access to the disabled

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How to Modify Child Support

In Illinois, child support is always modifiable. There is no agreement that you can enter into waiving your right to receive child support. Some of the fundamentals of child support are: (1) Increase in support, (2) Reduction of support, and (3) Reductions cannot be retroactive. Modification of Support (Increase) A custodial parent may seek an

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What You Need to Know Before You Remove Your Child from Illinois

When a parent seeks “Removal,” they are seeking to take the minor child from the State of Illinois on a permanent basis. This does not include time for temporary visits out of the state, such as vacations. A parent must first ask the court’s permission, before removing the child from Illinois. The court will allow

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Filing Motions in Cook County Court

                When clients request a motion to be filed on their behalf, they often expect their motion to be heard by the Court immediately. However, in Cook County, the process takes a little time.  First, the party filing the motion must schedule the motion to be presented to the Court. If you already have a

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Jewish Divorce: Getting a Get

As the Jewish community celebrates Hanukah, I am reminded of some of the characteristics of divorce unique to Jewish culture. In some tight-knit Orthodox Jewish communities, in addition to the civil divorce obtained in the local court, a Jewish divorcing couple may also, depending upon how strictly they observe Judaism, need to obtain a “get”

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Holiday Visitation Schedules

Under both the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act and the Illinois Parentage Act of 1984, visitation (which is also sometimes called “parenting time”) is allowed between a non-residential or non-custodial parent and their minor children.  Many parties that have already been to court and have obtained a custody judgment or parenting agreement already

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