There is a guardian (co-guardians in this case), a will, and a trust. The ward dies, the will has no written instructions for disposition of remains. Who is the 1st person legally responsible for making decisions about the disposition?
The guardian, the guardian who also is executive... Read more »
answered on Nov 16, 2022
Powers of attorney and guardianships end at death. The only person with any legal authority is the executor of the will, who will have letters of office. That person has to see to it that bills are paid, including the funeral, cremation, etc.
My ex and I lived in the same house but we’re not married and my ex decided to take my son from my home that he did not bring him back to and when I did call Madison County police they said there was nothing they could do because there was nothing in writing and I recited to them the section of... Read more »
answered on Nov 16, 2022
Parental kidnapping is federal law and is under the Parental Kidnapping Prevention Act. It is defined as hiding the child from a parent for over 14 days. That is usually taking the child across state lines.
Your situation can be resolved by filing a Petition for Allocation of Parental... Read more »
I’m trying to find out if my ex is supposed to be pay half for our childrens cell phones and cell phone bill. He tells me that the child support covers that.
answered on Nov 16, 2022
There is no law that a child has to have a cell phone or a car. If either parent chooses to provide a child with same, that is their choice and their expense. Child support is for basic necessities, i.e. food, clothing, shelter, utilities, transportation to and from school and activities. A cell... Read more »
My family is not a good one. I get yelled at everyday for the smallest things. My step mother shoved scissors in my FACE recently and started yelling. Saying how I should not talk back and I should be scared. She threatens to strangle her own baby but gets offended when you think she is actually... Read more »
answered on Sep 28, 2022
No minor can legally run away without getting into trouble. If things truly are as bad as you say, you should go to the police station to tell them what is going on and ask to be placed into foster care. There is a place for all children to go, which is the foster care system if being home is... Read more »
In order to be proactive, I have contacted my payroll department at my place of employment to determine what I need to terminate the maintenance. I have been employed there the entire time I have paid the maintenance. They have told me they need a "release" form or some sort of document... Read more »
answered on Oct 2, 2022
You need an Order for Withholding that specifies an end date. Talk to your divorce lawyer. It is not difficult to get one.
Basically what I am asking how can I go about getting legal representation for me the disabled ward
answered on Apr 18, 2022
Are you contesting the guardianship? In what type of a case are you seeking representation? What orders have been entered so far?
my mom kicked me out and let me live with my boyfriend and signed a paper saying his dad had custody but then she changed her mind and signed me over to my grandparents who i barley know we didnt go through anything legal it is just a paper out of a notebook saying i can live there do i have to... Read more »
answered on Nov 2, 2020
Legally, you are required to live wherever your parents say. No court order means nothing enforceable typically. Your parents can choose to give guardianship or to take it away. Anyone who harbors you can be charged with harboring a runaway.
I(father/never married) live in Wisconsin and pay child support to the mother of my child who lives in Illinois. The mother denies me access to our child. I don't know where to start and feel I need a lawyer, but can not afford one.
answered on Oct 31, 2020
You would have to file for parenting time in Illinois. Legal aid does not typic
Married for approximately 16 years and soon to be 17 years and I just want out of the marriage. How can you help me at this point ?
answered on Oct 30, 2020
You will have to call some lawyers in your area. They will want this information at a minimum. Is there a marital residence? Children? Pensions, 401k's? Husband's income vs. Wife's income for alimony? Will spouse agree?
We have a parenting agreement that is 3 years old. My 14 year old never wanted to live with her dad. I felt railroaded and signed the papers. Is there any way to do this without contesting? The father (who is not her biological father but is on the birth certificate) will not agree for her to move... Read more »
answered on Oct 21, 2020
If you want to change parenting rights and responsibilities, you have to contest if you disagree. That is the nature of family law.
My child-support finished in June. The mother filed for an extension and during that hearing in September it was discovered that I had overpaid. The credit was put on my account and the order stated not to withdraw any more money. In October they started taking money out of my check again. Child... Read more »
answered on Oct 9, 2020
You need to hire a lawyer to stop them from. Taking any more money out of your check.
I received a supoena for IL estate court for my deceased father's estate & and I am concerned for my health (asthmatic) & my spouse at home with prexisting health issues. If I raise this concern, can I be relieved from attending?
answered on Oct 4, 2020
Call the lawyer that subpoenaed you. Or the Circuit Clerk's office in the county where you are supposed to testify. Ask if you can appear by zoom instead. Although you are in Benton, I am not sure in what county you are supposed to testify. We have Zoom court for most civil things in... Read more »
answered on Oct 2, 2020
Will county posts this information.
There are forms with children.
If I can sue for the back child support what information do I need to do so?
answered on Sep 30, 2020
No. That money was for your mother to help her financially. It was not and never will be your money. But if there is a back child support order, your mother can sue him for it.
me and my boyfreind want to get an appartment i want to emancipate myself at 15 and a few months when ive been stuggeling with my mom for 3 years knew my bf for a year and months dont feel comfterable with my step dad i work and my boyfreind works when i was pregnant my mom put alot of stress and... Read more »
answered on Sep 22, 2020
It is rare for a 15 year old to get emancipated. You do not say how old the bf is.
My ex-wife and her husband received TANF a few months back and now the state it coming after me for child support. Even though our divorce papers state that we agreed to neither of us paying child support or any sort of alimony. She said she is not going to be able to make it to our court hearing... Read more »
answered on Sep 22, 2020
Typically, you are sued by the Illinois Department of Human Services. They are not required to recognize your court order and can modify it.
Her presence id not required.
answered on Sep 21, 2020
You should respond to the petition. File your response with the circuit clerk. See a lawyer.
This petition likely concerns parentage, parenting time, parenting responsibilities, child support and who claims the child on taxes. It could also be about health insurance and health expenses... Read more »
Illinois. 3 year old divorce agreement, seeking modification due to extreme change in circumstances, (massive income loss due to Covid19). My ex is going to hire a "more aggressive attorney". I currently pay her several hundred dollars a month MORE than what my income is.
answered on Sep 14, 2020
Absolutely. A new lawyer has to become familiar with your case. Usually court dates are continued for 30 days.
Pregnant. He states the order was unrestricted visitation meaning he can have a witness himself. My son he’s seen three times and he’s a stranger to him. My son also has severe separation anxiety diagnosed. So one person will put him over let alone two. The order is not in yet as our attorneys... Read more »
answered on Sep 11, 2020
Your qyestion is confusing. Is it right for you to say no to what? I cannot tell if you litigated it and the judge ruled or if this was an afterthought.
Our court order doesn't contain information on insurance. I've carried secondary insurance on our children since 2015 and prior I was primary. Midway into 2015, my ex wanted their spouse as primary due to "better" insurance. That order was voided with the 2019 order. My ex has... Read more »
answered on Sep 10, 2020
How about getting a copy of your Order and reading it? In 32 years I have never seen an Order prohibiting anyone from providing insurance for their child, although I bet there is one out there and an explanation about insurance companies is included. Generally speaking, if a spouse who is not... Read more »
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