Child Support

May 19, 2021

Calculating and Changing Child Support – Money Math

Halle Berry’s child support payments to her ex-boyfriend, Gabriel Aubry, have been reduced to $96,000 per year. Before the reduction the actress was paying her ex-boyfriend […]
May 5, 2021

Can I Change My Judge?

In Illinois, the law is clear and succinct about whether or not you can change your judge. Each party is entitled to one substitution of judge […]
April 27, 2021

Amidst a Pandemic, the American Rescue Plan Makes Advance Payments to Families Who Need It Most

The COVID-19 pandemic is historic not only in and of itself, but also in the responses to it that it has elicited. Most salient among these […]
April 26, 2021

State of Illinois Clean Slate Program

In an effort to reduce debt burdens on Illinois citizens as well as encourage parents to make their child support payments, the State of Illinois has […]
October 21, 2020
How Can You Reinstate Your Driver’s License After a Suspension Due to Child Support Arrears?

How Can You Reinstate Your Driver’s License After a Suspension Due to Child Support Arrears?

One of the most efficient tools that the family court system and the Department of Healthcare and Family Services (HFS) have long used to ensure compliance […]
September 17, 2020
What is a Prove Up?

What is a Prove Up?

When a couple makes the extremely difficult decision to end their marriage, they may be able to come to a full agreement on all issues regarding […]
May 13, 2019


This past week I spent three days attending and training in the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (“AAML”) National Divorce Conference. To become a fellow in […]
August 27, 2018


Mediation is often used as a tool to resolve conflicting family issues just like in business affairs as also other legal matters without the interference of […]
June 26, 2018
Custody of child

How to Choose the Right Lawyer For your Custody/Parenting Battle

Choosing the right lawyer  can be  difficult, particularly due to the emotional issues that emerge during proceedings in child custody cases. This is why you need to ensure […]