Only married 3 years as a couple the rest separated she is asking for my income to much to survive I don't feel this is right she put me in such financial det I had to file bankruptcy now my health is very poor and shes asking for more this is wrong how can you help...
You need to check your divorce file at the Clerk of Court's office to find out exactly what is pending in your case. You have a short marriage so if there is any maintenance owed by either you or your spouse it should probably be for a short period of time unless you are referring to child...Read more »
There is no longer the ground of abandonment in the state of Illinois. The grounds are irreconcilable differences. As long as you are married , all property acquired during the marriage is considered to be marital property. If you purchased the car and the house with marital funds then your spouse...Read more »
Your son needs to immediately file a petition with the court to establish his paternity. He also needs to obtain a restraining order prohibiting the mother from leaving the state so that the matter is litigated in Illinois.
Divorced, moved back after one year. Requested child support stopped. Caregiver, with part-time work. Children are almost 18 and 16. I have been there all along helping care for them. Recently I moved right next door and the kids are always either at my rental or their fathers next door. I work... Read more »
Yes, your former husband can get a withholding order for child support and serve it on your employer. You should appear in court on each and every court if you do not have an attorney. You should inform the court of your situation with your children as it can effect the child support amount. You...Read more »
I filed a motion in Aug requesting division of the marital home, in that motion I stated that she had made numerous 401k hardship withdrawals, then spent the money. At the trial opposing counsel filed and was granted a motion of limine. There is a court ordered sale of the marital home, the... Read more »
You no longer have a claim of dissipation once the judgment is entered. This is an issue that should have been before the trial court. Dissipation is not always easy to prove to the court and in Illinois the statute regarding dissipation must be strictly complied with so that notice is given on a...Read more »
The mother tried to move my son out of state. My son decided to live with me and has been since July 17'. I took her to court and won custody. She has not responded since my win in Sept 18'. I have paid about 20k in support while my son lives with me. Now he turns 18 in a month and graduates in... Read more »
In our settlement, my ex and I agreed he would take the child tax credits for our children every year on his tax returns, though I am the custodial parent. He died last spring. Should his 2018 (deceased) return carry the child tax credits, (in which case any refund would go to his estate which is... Read more »
Advice re: a domestically violent ex-husband who I'm attempting to get custody and approval to relocate & more importantly emergency temp custody hearing today. I have no attorney that will work with the limited income I have to help cover.
You absolutely should present to the court any and all incidents of abuse even if they have been previously unreported and undocumented. The court will then weigh the presented evidence and rule accordingly.
He moved to Alabama and I live in Illinois. I ALLOWED him to take my kids for the summer. He will not bring them back and he refuses to let me.have any contact with them. He has one in school and one that is not. I want my kids back. How do I get them since they are in Alabama. They have always... Read more »
You need to file for an Emergency Order of Protection as soon as possible. You will be asking the court for physical possession of the children and that they be returned to you in Illinois.
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