Murphysboro, IL asked in Child Custody and Family Law for Illinois

Q: Can I e file my petition for custody and my fee waiver all together? Or do they have to be filed separately for cost?

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A: In Illinois, the procedure for e-filing your petition for custody and requesting a fee waiver can vary depending on the specific court and its electronic filing system. Some courts may allow you to e-file both your petition and fee waiver request together as part of a single submission, while others may require separate filings.

To ensure compliance with the local rules and procedures of the court where you are filing your petition, it is advisable to review the court's guidelines for e-filing and fee waiver requests. These guidelines will provide you with specific instructions on whether these documents should be filed together or separately and any associated fees or fee waiver processes.

In most cases, the court's website or the e-filing portal should provide detailed information on the submission process and any forms required for fee waiver requests.

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