Marion, IL asked in Child Custody and Child Support for Illinois

Q: My child is 7 years old his father and I were never married and we separated for years ago due to him lying and cheating

I recently filed for cash assistance which of course now they're taking him to court for child support rumor has it he's going to fight me and try to get custody of our son what is the likeliness of him gaining custody. I have record of several times he did not show up for his weekends to have his son as well as bringing him home late on school nights he has never once taken him or picked him up from school since my son was in kindergarten so the last two years. He lives 45 minutes away from here. My child just came back fr soebdung a few days at his dad's house and he told me his dad asked him who he wanted to live with. I know he is going to file for custody though because when it comes to money it's all that matters

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Cheryl Powell
Cheryl Powell
  • Divorce Lawyer
  • Mt Vernon, IL
  • Licensed in Illinois

A: The primary caretaker of the chil is usually awarded the most parenting time. He will get some parenting time if he requests it.

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