Illinois Child Support Guidelines

Illinois Child Support Guidelines | Manassa Law

When you share a child or children with another person, breaking up can be challenging. A major concern for many parents is whether they will receive – or be required to pay – child support. The answer to that question depends on several factors, including which parent has primary custody, the child’s needs, and the…

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What Is the Role of a Child Specialist in a Collaborative Divorce?

what is the role of a child specialist in a collaborative divorce

For many parents, their biggest fear about filing for divorce is how it will affect their kids. While divorce doesn’t have to be – and usually isn’t – traumatic, it is still a big change for most kids. For this reason, most parents want to minimize any negative impacts of divorce on their kids. During…

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10 Tips for Divorcing a Narcissist in Illinois

divorcing a narcissist

Going through a divorce is never easy. It often takes a huge emotional and financial toll on both parties and their families. However, when your soon-to-be-ex is a narcissist, it can be even harder. Narcissism is a personality disorder that often manifests in a lack of empathy, attention-seeking behavior, and an inflated sense of self-importance.…

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Who Gets the House in an Illinois Divorce?

who gets the house in a divorce in Illinois

During any divorce, there are certain factors that must be considered, such as how to split up assets and debt, alimony, and child custody (known as parenting allocation in Illinois). In many divorces, one of the most challenging assets to split is the house – which is also known as the marital home. It is…

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Enforcement or Modification of Divorce Judgments

divorce judgments

What can you do if your ex suddenly stops paying child support or is falling behind on spousal support payments? What about if your ex refuses to honor the terms in the parenting time plan? When this happens, you may have a couple of options in the state of Illinois. You may choose to enforce…

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