Often in divorce or custody cases the parties will have to sit for a deposition. A deposition is usually conducted outside of the courtroom, generally at one of the attorney’s offices. The party that is being deposed is present, along with their attorney, if they have one. The opposing party may be present to listen
A relatively underutilized law allows Courts to suspend the driver’s license privileges of child support obligors who fail to meet their obligations. Common misconceptions about the law are that in order to suspend the license privileges there must first be a court finding of contempt against the payor and, once the payor’s license is suspended,
One of the most common questions a new or potential client has is how long their divorce will take. There is no standard answer to this question and it almost entirely depends upon the actions of the divorcing parties. Primarily, there are two different ways divorces can be finalized. The first way is by agreement
I recently worked on a child support case where the parties were contesting the amount of child support to be paid by the other party to the client. Each party had its own calculations for what they believed the child support amount should be based upon the other party’s income and various business expenses. The
As with every issue in family law, there is no “one-size fits all” answer to the frequently asked question: What is the rule when it comes to introducing the children to significant others? In Illinois, there is no written law that says parties are barred from introducing their children to romantic partners until the divorce
Pre-marital agreements (formerly called “pre-nuptial” agreements) are contracts that parties enter into upon marriage which dictate how they would like to divide their assets should they decide to dissolve their marriage. When parties decide to obtain a dissolution of their marriage and they have a pre-marital agreement, they often wonder how the pre-marital agreement will
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