Q: I live in IL & Childs father refuses to take her or pay Child support or help pay for daycare. Can court make him?
He will not take her on weekends or agree to any weekly visitation because he wants to control me & what i do. I have tried to work with him but he will only take her when I am off work & makes me take her to him & doesn't pay for gas her supplies, food or anything. I cannot afford daycare & be able to support my children. I cannot afford a lawyer, but land of Lincoln won't help with child support or custody. Who can I get to help me?
A: You can either file your own petition for child support in the County where you live or you can sign up for the State of Illinois services online. The courthouse may have a "self help" center or you can go online to Illinois Legal Aid Online & use their forms. The Illinois Supreme Court website has all of the legal forms that are approved in any court.
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