Farmington, MO asked in Family Law, Child Custody and Child Support for Illinois

Q: What is the time frame for this whole process? I haven't gotten a date for a hearing. It's been well over 30 days.

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 don't want to be. Why is it taking so long to get a hearing?

1 Lawyer Answer
Robert B. Buchanan
Robert B. Buchanan
  • Divorce Lawyer
  • Chicago, IL
  • Licensed in Illinois

A: Did you present your motion to the court?

The court should have entered an order setting the tentative schedule.

The court doesn't give you a first court date without you asking for it.

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