First Comes Paternity Then Comes Child Support

This story goes to show how important it is to establish legal paternity as soon as possible. It is the basis for being able to obtain child support and assert parental rights. https://www.newsweek.com/man-backed-refusing-pay-child-support-until-rights-are-established-1677862  

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Cheer If You Can, Zip It If You Must

Sometimes great family law advice comes from unexpected sources. In the most recent edition of Vogue, Kim Kardashian dropped an important truth bomb about the best way to deal with an ex for the sake of your children: “You could be so hurt or angry at your ex, but I think in front of the kids, it...

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Don’t Let Hidden Assets Sink Your Post-Divorce Finances

A property settlement in divorce is only fair when it is based on accurate numbers. If you think your spouse may be hiding assets offshore to avoid detection, it is crucial to have an experienced attorney who can work to uncover all marital assets and ensure you get your fair share of the marital...

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Who Gets the Child?

This story out of Kentucky covers many of the issues at stake in custody cases nationwide. Parenting time is not always 50/50 in Illinois. Courts will base parenting time decisions on what is in the child's best interest based on factors such as the age of the child, ties to the community and who...

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