Family Law: Quick Tips 1

Modify Child Support during COVID-19 Crisis

In the best of times, the Court systems are complicated and getting any progress in your case can feel frustrating.  During this COVID-19 Crisis the Court systems have changed and are even more difficult to navigate.  This post is meant to help guide you through filing a motion during this time: This is not a substitute for legal advice. This is legal information. This does not create an attorney-client relationship. Review your COUNTY information and

Pitfalls in Filing for Divorce

There are many nuances in any court case.  A divorce is no different and I have recently run into a few pitfalls from clients who begin their case on their own (aka “Pro Se”).  Check out the following for a short list of some major pitfalls so you can learn from those who filed before you! This is not a substitute for legal advice. This is legal information. This does not create an attorney-client relationship.

DCFS Indicated

Now what? This is not a substitute for legal advice. This is legal information. This does not create an attorney-client relationship. This can be an extremely emotional and tense time.  It is important to keep the emotions separate and do your best to think clearly at this moment. There are strict deadlines and timelines for folks who want to appeal the decision by DCFS. If you go beyond those strict deadlines, you will likely be

Tax Credit: Who counts the kids?

This is one of the most common questions folks have when they have not finalized a plan with the parent of their children. Who counts the kids on their taxes? NOTE: This is not legal advice. This is legal information. Contact an attorney for your specific situation. Do you have a Divorce Decree or Joint Parenting Agreement? If you already went through the process to get a Decree or Agreement of some kind–check there first.