Can Bankruptcy Resolve Child Support Issues?

It is important to understand your options if financial difficulties are getting in the way of making your child support payments. https://www.tenglerlaw.com/will-filing-for-bankruptcy-in-illinois-relieve-child-support-debt/

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What Happens at an Illinois Child Support Hearing?

A hearing my be conducted by a judge in court or by the Department of Healthcare and Family Services. If paternity has not been established, you may be asked personal questions about the circumstances surrounding conception. You will be asked questions about your finances in an effort to determine...

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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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Will Filing For Bankruptcy in Illinois Relieve Child Support Debt?

Parents struggling to pay bills, including child support, may look to declare bankruptcy to relieve their child support debt. Indeed, some parents assume that by going bankrupt, they will be able to fully escape regular child support payments. However, child support debt cannot be dissolved by an...

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