Chicago Child Support Attorney

Major Change in Child Support Coming

The Blog was Posted on Dec 14 2016 by admin
Effective July 1, 2017, Illinois courts will significantly change its approach to calculating child support. The law that currently governs the setting of child support (750 ILCS 5/505) will be replaced with a new calculation system. Under the current system, the courts follow the “percentage-of-obligor” model, which is based on a percentage of the payor’s […]
Chicago Divorce Attorney

What’s in a Name Change?

The Blog was Posted on Dec 08 2016 by admin
When a final judgment of dissolution of marriage is entered, the Court, as a matter of good practice, almost always includes a provision stating that the wife may resume use of her maiden name. Whether or not she takes steps to legally change her name (i.e. through the Social Security Administration) is up to her. […]

Bifurcated Judgment Affirmed by Appellate Court

The Blog was Posted on Dec 05 2016 by admin
While there is no “typical case”, I handled a matter about a year ago, that was truly unusual. The client, the husband, was terminally-ill with cancer and seeking a divorce before he died. After an emergency evidentiary hearing during which the ailing man testified, the judge granted what is called a “bifurcated” Judgment of Dissolution […]

Family Law Blog

The Blog was Posted on Oct 05 2016 by admin
Stay tuned for the family law blog of Schuster Law, P.C.  We will provide news and updates on all issues related to divorce, parenting, and post-divorce.

Family Law Blog

The Blog was Posted on Oct 04 2016 by admin
Stay tuned for the family law blog of Schuster Law, P.C.  We will provide news and updates on all issues related to divorce, parenting, and post-divorce.