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Can a Court Order Me to Pay Additional Child-Related Expenses on Top of My Child Support Obligation?

One of the common questions we hear from clients is: “Can I be ordered to pay for child-related expenses in addition to my child support obligation? The simple answer is: It depends. Understanding the purpose of child support and what it is should be used for is the key. Of course, most people are familiar

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Questions to Ask When Interviewing a Family Law Attorney

Choosing a family law attorney is an extremely personal decision.  The attorney who represented your mother, or your brother, or your neighbor in their divorce or family law matter may have been an excellent pick for them and their case’s circumstances, but that doesn’t mean that their attorney would be the best choice for you.

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Military Divorce Series: The Frozen Benefit Rule

Part 1: Military Divorce: THE FROZEN BENEFIT RULE The following is the first of a 4 part series on the changes you need to know to stay up to date on changes affecting Military Divorce, as presented by Janice Boback at the National Business Institute Continuing Legal Education for Professionals last month. The Frozen Benefit

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Who Has Allocation of Parental Responsibilities or “Custody” When Parents are Not Married?

One of the most common questions that arises when parents are not married is who has custody of the child. If those parents are in Illinois and told custody is now called “allocation of parental responsibility” it can become more confusing. Are Parental Responsibilities the same as Custody? In Illinois, we have completely abolished the

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Personal Injury Settlement Income and Setting Child Support

When a noncustodial parent receives personal injury settlement do not assume the settlement funds are not income for purposes of child support. In a recent Illinois appellate decision the court found the net proceeds from a noncustodial parent’s personal injury settlement as income for child support purposes. Personal Injury Settlement: Damages for Pain and Suffering

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I’ve Been Served with Divorce Papers. Now What?

You just got served with Illinois divorce papers or a child custody action. So now what? Whether or not you suspected this might happen, once you’ve been served there is no time to waste. First of all, do not ignore the fact that you have been served. Be forewarned. If you have been served with

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