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1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody and Child Support for Illinois on
Q: I'm trying to find a lawyer who can get full custody of my daughter for me an also file child support against the mother

She just dropped my baby off to me..

Dean Wilhelm Taradash
Dean Wilhelm Taradash answered on Oct 24, 2018

Ok, you should consult with an attorney. Feel free to call me at 312-775-1020 so we can discuss how to best proceed.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Illinois on
Q: My wife is refusing to let me see or speak to my child. There is no court order. How do I approach this?

We have only been seperated for 1 month. We had agreed on sitting down to talk about a parenting plan and divorce. We had been taking turns (her ultimatums) with our daughter. She is now refusing to work on any arrangement because she got angry with me, and is withholding my child. Our... Read more »

Dean Wilhelm Taradash
Dean Wilhelm Taradash answered on Sep 21, 2018

You need to file for divorce ASAP! Feel free to call me so we can further discuss how best to proceed.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Illinois on
Q: as a grand mother can i get court ordered visitation of my grand children?

I have 4 grandchildren living with the fathers parents. Until recently they were allowed to spend the night with me.

when confronting the father he said he became aware of an incident involving the kids. No further explanation. He refuses to let them spend the night with me but no law... Read more »

Dean Wilhelm Taradash
Dean Wilhelm Taradash answered on Jul 13, 2018

You should call a lawyer to discuss your rights as a grandparent.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Illinois on
Q: receive allocated family support- (maintenance and child support together in one payment. I am in Illinois.

The original agreement states I would receive both child support and maintenance in this one payment for two years, with child support being reserved while I receive it. The two years is almost up, but I still need the amount I receive for both rather than the lesser amount I would receive if it is... Read more »

Dean Wilhelm Taradash
Dean Wilhelm Taradash answered on May 30, 2018

You should have a lawyer review your divorce decree. If possible, you should file a Motion to Extend the Unallocated Support.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Illinois on
Q: I'm the father of a soon to be 13 year old. His mother and I were never married. Can she move with him out of state ?

Can she take him from Illinois to Tennessee without my consent?

Dean Wilhelm Taradash
Dean Wilhelm Taradash answered on May 5, 2018

If you have been declared the father, then she can’t leave. You shouid call a lawyer asap.

2 Answers | Asked in Family Law for Illinois on
Q: Childs mother has kept child from me for 2 months..can she legally keep my daughter from seeing me..
Dean Wilhelm Taradash
Dean Wilhelm Taradash answered on Apr 7, 2018

Of course not. You need to enforce your rights. Feel free to call me at 312-775-1020 to discuss.

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1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody and Child Support for Illinois on
Q: What else can I do to establish paternity ?

Early 2009 I was in an intimate relationship with a woman I hardly know. She immediately got pregnant and said I was not the father. Young and naived I didn’t think much about so I shunned the whole situation. June 2010 we crossed path at a event and she wants to talk. At that point I sort of... Read more »

Dean Wilhelm Taradash
Dean Wilhelm Taradash answered on Apr 7, 2018

You should have a lawyer represent you in this matter. Feel free to call me at 312-775-1020 to discuss your situation.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Support for Illinois on
Q: I was married in Illinois I got divorced in Tenn. My divorce papers say I do not owe child support. Illinois said that

I am not divorced and that i owe them child support and it's hurting my credit do I still owe them

Dean Wilhelm Taradash
Dean Wilhelm Taradash answered on Apr 7, 2018

You should show your documents to a lawyer. Feel free to call me at 312-775-1020.

2 Answers | Asked in Family Law for Illinois on
Q: Can I just get a motion instead of a petition to see a judge?

The Mother left the children, 4 and 6, and just left...I am the Father. We are not married or have not been together in over 4 years. I wanted to do something quickly to stop her from coming back and going back to the same arrangement we have (nothing legal) I did have to go thru this whole... Read more »

Dean Wilhelm Taradash
Dean Wilhelm Taradash answered on Apr 5, 2018

You should talk with a lawyer ASAP. Feel free to call me at 312-775-1020.

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2 Answers | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Illinois on
Q: The mother of my two children up and left without notice, not sure she is coming back. What can I do?

We are not together, we have never been married and have no custody agreement, and not the first time she has done this.

Dean Wilhelm Taradash
Dean Wilhelm Taradash answered on Apr 3, 2018

How long has she been gone? Are the children with you? If yes, get a Petition on file asap.

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1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Illinois on
Q: My son's mother is homeless and unemployed. My son is now living with me. Can I get full custody?

She was forced to leave her home after domestic dispute with her husband. Her Husband has a drug problem and didn't pay their rent in several mths according to her. She's now couch surfing and has a revoked license and no car. No job either. Also, she hadn't taken my child to school in over a month... Read more »

Dean Wilhelm Taradash
Dean Wilhelm Taradash answered on Apr 3, 2018

You can, but you need to file the appropriate Petition. Call a lawyer ASAP and get started on the Petition. I would bring this to the court as an emergency. Feel free to call me at 312-775-1020z

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