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Child Support Arrears – What You Need to Know

Child support arrears refers to the amount of unpaid child support owed to a custodial parent.  You fall into “arrears” when you fail to pay the full amount ordered.  When you have a child support order, it is not a suggestion of how much to pay, but the amount you must pay.  Following a court

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Termination of Spousal Maintenance or Alimony Due to Cohabitation

Alimony – or maintenance as it is now referred to in Illinois –  is spousal support payable from one spouse to the other in a divorce case.  Under Illinois law, the right to receive this spousal maintenance terminates if you “cohabits with another person on a resident continuing conjugal basis.”  There is no definition of

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Keeping Children Uninvolved in Divorce and Family Law Proceedings

Keeping children uninvolved in any divorce or family law proceeding is important to minimizing the difficult nature of these legal disputes.  The Family Law Courts in Illinois believe that it is generally not in their best interests for them to be involved in litigation between their parents.  Children should be involved in parenting time or

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Are Reverse Stock Splits, Gifts and Loans Considered Income for Support?

When it comes to evaluating income for support in Illinois family law cases, questions about money received from reverse stock splits, gifts and loans can be answered by looking at what case law has dictated. Illinois Case Marriage of Anderson Defines Income for Support Specifically, In re Marriage of Anderson, 405 Ill.App.3d 1129, 938 N.E.2d

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Contempt for Not Following a Parenting Plan

Is Your Ex Not Allowing Parenting Time with Your Child? If your ex is not allowing parenting time your child, can you hold them in contempt? The short answer is yes.  Everything in the field of family law often draws a response from the lawyer which sounds like “it depends.”  The reason for the “it

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Including Unique Provisions in Parenting Agreements

The beauty of a parenting agreement is that the parents can fashion the agreement to fit the specific needs of their family and individual circumstances. As long as the family court finds the provisions are in the best interest of the children then it should be approved.  There are many different issues and areas of

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Legal Victory for Stepparents in Civil Union in Illinois

There was a unanimous ruling by the Illinois Supreme Court on September 24, 2020, that parents in a civil union have the same rights as stepparents as married individuals and that those rights will continue after the death of their spouse. Stepparent Rights in a Civil Union The facts of the case were that Kris

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