I filed a petition with the court to relocate but I haven't gotten a date for a hearing. I feel as though I'm being held hostage by the state of Illinois. If he's not complying to the parenting plan (he doesn't see them, call them or pay child support) why do my boys and I have to remain where we... Read more »
So after he said no, I filed a petition with the court. I haven't gotten any response from the court at all. School has started and it will be better all the way around if we moved. What can I do, if anything, to speed up the judge to get a court date? What will happen if I just moved without... Read more »
My daughter had a last name change because her mom put the wrong man down as my daughter Father's so she changed her last name with out my consent and my name is still not on my daughter's birth certificate, does that make me the father of this child and could the mom be in trouble for not getting... Read more »
The mother of the child has often threatened to take their daughter, and has done so for short periods, when she is angry with the father. The father lives with his parents, and his mother babysits when he’s working. The mother is agreeable with this situation. The mother rarely takes their... Read more »
The father could file a custody case and file a motion to maintain the status quo. If the motion is granted there will be a court order establishing the current schedule and saying that mother cannot do whatever she wants.
has just died he left a will in 2015 leaving me our pif condo, but we have since sold it.bought a house & a business he intended to update this even called a lawyer made an appt. from his hospital bed but was too sick to go. now I must split this with his 3 children. I have to move, so they can... Read more »
There is a court agreed order about orthodontist expenses: It reads "shall contribute towards orthodontist if deemed medically necessary and not solely for cosmetic purposes." The other parent does not want to provide proof. It was requested that we would take her to the consultation so we get a... Read more »
Document your attempts to get proof. Email is a good method. Make your requests simple and clear. You may need them in court, if you can't come to an agreement. Be wary however, fighting in court can cost more than "braces."
The kids and I live in Illinois, he lives in Nebraska, currently on parole. We moved to Illinois just after he became incarcerated in Nebraska 4-5 years ago. The divorce was finalized after I moved as well as the custody agreement that I had full physical custody of the children. He has been out... Read more »
Not havint family in illinois i left 3 of my 4 daughters ygere my oldest has a differe ntfather i allowed my husband to come back and get her (shes the only father shes ever known) i trusted him i made the decision to do so bc i wasnt stable.. It didnt take me but about 3 months to get on my feet... Read more »
The case was originated in hawaii. I was discharged from the military back in june of last year. My child support was calculated off of my income, in which i am no longer making near the amount. I literally cannot pay my bills. I sent in a modification request, although now im receiving threats... Read more »
Her mom is verbally and mentally abusive. I am her 20 year old sister and I am willing to take her to NY. The parents have joint custody so can her mom stop her from going to him? I thought that after a certain age a child can choose where they want to live? Well, her mother doesn’t even give her... Read more »
Now the judge has to sign off on the parenting plan to make it an official court ordered paper. We've had to reschedule/ ask for an extension two times already because neither my ex- husband or his lawyer show up to court. My lawyer doesn't tell me much, all he tells me is that my ex- husband's... Read more »
Your lawyer needs to be putting pressure on the other lawyer and the judge to finalize things. If I were your lawyer, I would think about filing a motion for attorneys fees if they are actually wasting time - but that would be an extraordinary measure.
My child is scheduled for an in-camera meeting with the judge regarding primary residency during the school year. My child is 12 and is nervous about the other parent badgering them about what is discussed. I want to be able to reassure my child.
The professionals involved in contested custody proceedings are usually very understanding of the stress the interview may cause the child. The judge will be personable and informal with the child most likely.
I agree with the other attorney that suggested a restraining order re...Read more »
I had to move out in dec last yr due to his emotional and mental abuse/accusations. And he refused to leave- And I didn’t want my children to witness anymore... im currently renting a house until I can either get my house back- or if forced, sell and purchase a new home. I have the children... Read more »
My husband has summoned me for a dna/parternity test as well as custody for our son. We had our son prior to our marriage, and he is not listed on the birth certificate. My son and I fled from Illinois for our safety, and my mother said a sheriff came to her house to give her summons for me, even... Read more »
First, this is part of a proposed temporary parenting agreement in lieu of a final order. However, the Petitioner has been withholding the child from the Respondent for over a year in the absence of orders, and has justified this with a list of entirely false but severe allegations. That said, the... Read more »
My husband never missed a month of voluntary child support in the past 5 years and the DHS is trying to force the father (my husband) into getting it court ordered. Refusing us services even though we are low income. We are friends with the mother and share the kids equally. We even help her... Read more »
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