My spouse and I got married in Okinawa while on active duty orders. However, I am trying to file for divorce and have come to many issue due to the unfortunate situation and have also realized that it was never filed with my home of record (Champaign County IL). We have been “married” since 11... View More
Ex-spouse owns a business and is claiming that their business is not doing well and that yearly "true-up" payments need to be reduced. One of the ways they are hiding money is by paying their new partner, who works for their business. By paying their new partner very very large sums of... View More
Is the "new partner" a business partner or a domestic partner? Assuming the question refers to a new domestic partner, the answer will depend on several factors, including whether the new partner is actually working for the business and whether the amount being paid to the new partner is...View More
The easy answer to your question is "maybe." Whether or not you are obligated to pay alimony - now called "maintenance" - depends on a number of factors, including not only how long you have been married, but who is the primary earner and amount of your respective incomes. And...View More
So long as the Respondent filed his Answer with the court after being served, the court would be unlikely to approve a default judgment against them unless they took no other action moving forward in this case. While the failure to provide a copy of the Answer to you is something you could (and...View More
I filed in Illinois. We don't have any children, assets, properties or accounts together. I don't want alimony, I just want a divorce. I didnt retain a lawyer because I was told it would be simple. And she agreed to sign the papers but does not want to turn them in. I was told it is... View More
If you have already filed for divorce and were assigned an initial court date (called the "case management date"), if your spouse is refusing to sign the paperwork, you have the right to go before the court and inform the judge of your situation. If her refusal to sign is because she does...View More
Child support is for the benefit of the child, not the parent who receives it. You absolutely should not deprive your child of the benefit of having extra money for its benefit. Furthermore, the judge is likely to require child support be paid. The amount will vary depending on a comparison of your...View More
Yes, a subpoena can be issued for your spouse's credit report during divorce proceedings. However, you will need to have a valid legal reason for requesting the credit report, such as proving financial misconduct or to determine the financial status of your spouse. You should consult with your...View More
This is a question best addressed by the Clerk of the Circuit Court for the county in question, since the answer may vary depending on the county in which the divorce was filed. Do a Google search for "circuit court clerk for (insert county name) county, Illinois" to find the appropriate...View More
Decree states “Any unreimbursed medical, dental, optometric, orthodontic, pharmaceutical, counseling, office visits, co-pays, and deductibles for dependent care coverage for the parties' minor child not covered by said policy of insurance or
health insurance benefits, shall be paid... View More
Probably not. Each of the things listed in the quoted portion of the decree deals with medical care and health care. Daycare is generally not considered to be medical care or health care related. If the cost of daycare was going to be addressed in the decree, it would be in a different paragraph or...View More
A family law attorney that handles divorces. You may also wish to consult with an immigration attorney to determine the impact this divorce might have on your status, for example, if you are a conditional rather than permanent resident.
My husband filed for a divorce after 24 yrs. Judge order temporary support and for him to pay 75% of the car-note per month along with a certain amount in support, neither one has been upheld fully and now the car has been repoed leaving me without a vehicle and unable to obtain one. He is stating... View More
I have an OP against my ex spouse. We have a child together. He only gets to talk to him on talking parents. He told my child that he can’t talk to him again on the required day and to tell me that I should allow him to let him talk to him at another time. Is he breaking my OP by directing my son... View More
I don't know what talking parents is. But I don't believe that having child visitation by phone or explaining how yo facilitate it should be an op violation. That provision is more about using a 3rd party to send messages to you like are you willing to try to reconcile, etc.
Both me, child and my husband live in the house. I filed for a divorce back in September. Just last week I found a hidden camera that was watching me and I just found out that another one will be delivered soon. A small "spy camera" that looks like a phone charger. Was ordered thru his... View More
Divorce judgement from 2015 with rule 304(a) written finding that there is no just reason for delaying enforcement or appeal or both. no motion reconsider or appeal filed within 30 days. No relief from judgement within two years. However court transcript obtained and they don’t match written... View More
my son has been married 19 years been together bout 27 years his with all of a sudden wants a divorce pushing hard to get done quick pretty sure she's got a boyfriend. Is my son entitled to any portion of her 401 k so bills can be paid would appreciate any help so we can proceed with this. Thank you
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