Can I Change My Parenting Time Agreement in Illinois?

The parenting time agreement that you and your ex landed on when you first divorced or first addressed the matter through the court may have served your family's needs well at the time, but times change, and the need for modifications is not uncommon. If you've experienced a significant shift in...

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Can A Child Support Order Be Changed?

Child support orders are legal documents that are designed to ensure that children receive the financial support they need from both parents after a divorce. Child support requires one parent to pay a specified amount of money to the other parent to support their child. Can a child support order...

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Garbage In = Garbage Out for Child Support

When child custody is a factor in your divorce, providing accurate financial information to your legal counsel is of critical importance to determining child support payments. The phrase “garbage in = garbage out” refers to circumstances in which the use of inaccurate data (garbage in) in a...

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What Counts as “Income” for Child Support Purposes?

Child support is used to ensure that children are taken care of and that both parents are financially supporting the children. Ideally, children should be able to maintain a certain living standard even after their parents are divorced and child support allows their basic needs to be met, no...

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Can Bankruptcy Affect Child Support?

Both state and federal court's view child support payments as a priority debt due to the importance of acting in the child's best interests. Therefore, bankruptcy cannot affect a parent's duty to pay child support....

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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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