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What should I take to my first meeting with my new lawyer?

Posted: December 15, 2017

You should take what you think is important to your particular case and issues.  If custody or visitation is your issue, take your journal or calendar.  Details are important.  If support, alimony, daycare, extracurricular expenses are your issues, take your last 2 years’ income tax returns and a list of expenses that you’re trying to

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Child Support: Recent Changes in Illinois

Posted: December 15, 2017

As of July 1, 2017, the calculation of child support in Illinois drastically changed.  The General Assembly enacted a new child support statute entitled “Income Shares.” Child support is no longer computed as a percentage of the payor’s net income. Child support is now determined on both parties incomes and the number of children.  Income

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