Set Your Goals and Priorities By far the most important step in choosing the right attorney for you happens before you even start making phone calls to schedule consultations. You need to determine your goals and list the priorities in your divorce. While parenting time with your children may be an obvious top priority, what about division of assets? Division of debts? … [Read more...] about How to Choose a Divorce Lawyer
Can you lose your license for unpaid child support?
There are several ways to try to enforce your child support, such as Income Withholding Orders to have child support automatically deducted from a payroll check, Contempt of Court for child support including jail time, and the suspension of licenses is another mechanism of enforcement of child support. Every state has a child support enforcement department, which … [Read more...] about Can you lose your license for unpaid child support?
Giving Thanks for Your Holiday Parenting Time Schedule
Visitation with Your Kids at Thanksgiving Thanksgiving is one of the most special days of the year with your children. If you are divorced or otherwise living separately from your child's other parent, Thanksgiving can be a source of stress when coordinating holiday parenting time. A formal Illinois or Wisconsin Parenting Plan can help ease this stress … [Read more...] about Giving Thanks for Your Holiday Parenting Time Schedule
Handling Halloween Visitation
How is Halloween addressed in your Parenting Plan? Your parenting plan should address the holidays that are important to you, and for many people that includes Halloween. It may not be at the top of your list like Christmas or Mother's Day or Father's Day, but Halloween is a holiday that feels like it is limited - your kids are only young once. Most parents want to spend as … [Read more...] about Handling Halloween Visitation
Father’s Rights in Illinois
Illinois Father's Rights Issues A divorce or breakup can be very emotional, usually for all of the parties involved, which is why you need an attorney experienced in Father's rights in Illinois. Ending a marriage is difficult, because it means living your life without the person you took an oath to and vowed to stand by for the rest of your life. The sadness and frustration of … [Read more...] about Father’s Rights in Illinois