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2 Answers | Asked in Divorce, Family Law, Child Custody and Child Support for Illinois on
Q: I need help trying to get a divorce . I have a 9 yr old son an a house under mine and husbands name.

He will seek for full custody of my son. And will make things hard for him to sign divorce papers. I really need guidance. And and idea of how much will this cost me.

Martin A. Delaney III
Martin A. Delaney III answered on Feb 22, 2021

Your case is a contested case, and my firm, like most family law firms, will charge by the hour with a "retainer", that is, a down payment.

The only way your husband (and you) will sign settlement papers if you and he come to an agreement. Otherwise, the judge will make the...
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2 Answers | Asked in Divorce and Immigration Law for Illinois on
Q: My spouse filed for divorce without telling me, he got my stimulus check and refused to give it to me. What do I do?

We have been having problems for a while now, I got my Green card a few months ago and last month, I got divorce papers from his lawyer. I didn't even know he was filing for a divorce. He got my stimulus second stimulus check last month and refused to give it to me but he's still... Read more »

Martin A. Delaney III
Martin A. Delaney III answered on Feb 19, 2021

Morning, please contact our office to set up a 30-minute free consultation.

Our # is 847-705-8000.

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1 Answer | Asked in Divorce and Domestic Violence for Illinois on
Q: Can my ex be responsible to pay for running up my legal fees due to violating the Order of Protection

My ex violated the OP by sending me a letter and now his lawyer is emailing and sent letter to my lawyer with crazy demands. It feels like to punish me for reporting the violation. They are expecting me to give my ex my banking info so he does not have to mail me support monthly. What they are... Read more »

Martin A. Delaney III
Martin A. Delaney III answered on Feb 5, 2021

Please contact my office to set up a free 30-minute consultation with Mrs. Andrea Heckman.

847-705-8000.

2 Answers | Asked in Divorce for Illinois on
Q: Can the Sheriff serve you a summons at your parent's house? Not my place of residency.

The sheriff did not leave anything. My father told me that the sheriff said that I can pick the summons up at a court house. Is this considered the proper way of severing someone with a summons to go to court. I'm assuming this is for a divorce. Thank in advance!

Martin A. Delaney III
Martin A. Delaney III answered on Dec 9, 2020

Please call our office to set up a 30-minute free consultation to meet with Mrs. Andrea Heckman.

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2 Answers | Asked in Divorce for Illinois on
Q: I live in Naperville, Illinois and want to divorce my wife. What is the total process, do I need to stay in Illinois

When do we start the divorce start date, when were last intimate or when we talked about it last oct 20th

Martin A. Delaney III
Martin A. Delaney III answered on Nov 23, 2020

Morning,

We will be happy to speak with regarding your questions, please call me at 847-705-8000 so we could set up a 30-minute free consultation to meet with our attorney, Mrs. Andrea Heckman.

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1 Answer | Asked in Divorce for Illinois on
Q: How do I go about filing for a separation and receive spousal support.
Martin A. Delaney III
Martin A. Delaney III answered on Nov 19, 2020

We will be happy to represent you, please 847-705-8000.

2 Answers | Asked in Divorce for Illinois on
Q: If my wife lied on her petition for divorce, do I have any recourse?

The petition says that we tried to reconcile, but we didn't.

Martin A. Delaney III
Martin A. Delaney III answered on Oct 29, 2020

Please call our office to set up a 30-minute free consultation to meet with Mrs. Andrea Heckman. We will be happy to assist you.

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1 Answer | Asked in Divorce and Child Custody for Illinois on
Q: I am looking for assistance in getting a non contested divorce. This is a very simple divorce with no assets to divide.

We have two kids that we plan on splitting 50/50. Please advise how we can do this on a very low budget.

Martin A. Delaney III
Martin A. Delaney III answered on Oct 13, 2020

I suggest that you both discuss every aspect of a settlement and come to a complete agreement. Then, call an attorney to put the agreement in proper form. There will probably be certain things you both did not consider. I would go over them with you if you came to my firm. The way my firm works is... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Child Custody and Divorce for Illinois on
Q: wife want to split frm me & she is say take alimony & child support, i not been wrnkg 4 2 mnth she want house 2 go 4cls

The house has equity but the womens help group tells her to let it go in foreclosure then they will help her out she is mad that i dont have a job but she does not want to get one herself or drop out of school she is ranking up crt crd bills and i dont know those crs are in her name not sure what... Read more »

Martin A. Delaney III
Martin A. Delaney III answered on Jul 7, 2019

Each parent has a presumed right to see his or her children, and that right can only be restricted by the court upon proper petition. Financial issues can be addressed only generally give the lack of information. Whether to let the house go into foreclosure will depend an examination of the marital... Read more »

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