The parties signed an agreement that the husband would pay non-modifiable maintenance but then he quit his job. Husband sought to modify the maintenance agreement then, stating that the agreement was required to expressly include the terms “amount, duration, or both” were non-modifiable, and since it did not, he was allowed to modify. The appellate
When Guardianship May Be Necessary for a Child Guardianship for a child generally becomes necessary when the child’s parents are no longer able to care for their child on a long-term basis. When a child no longer has a parent who can make decisions for them, an adult needs to be appointed as the caregiver
Thinking of representing yourself in a Chicago divorce or custody case? Divorce and Custody (or Parentage cases) are some of the areas of law where people often feel that they can adequately represent themselves and that they may not need an attorney. Family Courts will provide “do it yourself” or “uncontested” divorce packets which make
Is it time to file a contempt petition in Illinois family court? When you have an Illinois Court Order that is incorporated into a Judgment for Dissolution of Marriage it details the provisions that are required for each party to follow. But if a party fails to follow through with the terms of a Parenting
If the other parent will not vaccinate, will the courts stop parenting time? We have been waiting for the vaccine to the coronavirus for a long time. Now, today the first COVID-19 vaccination administered in the U.S., we know it will soon be distributed. Most people are waiting anxiously for this vaccine, but there are individuals
Going to trial can be a nerve-wracking experience. As Chicago divorce attorneys, we know first-hand clients are nervous and unsure of what to expect at trial if their divorce or family law case is headed to court. It is helpful to know a bit about what will happen to ease your anxiety. When you actually
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