Family law cases in Mount Greenwood are among the most difficult and emotionally taxing legal matters. When you have a legal dispute concerning parenting time or the allocation of parental responsibilities, or when you are thinking about filing for divorce, your family law case is likely to change the nature of your family life and to alter the day-to-day experience of being a parent or a spouse. Family law in Illinois is complex, and there have been a number of notable changes recently to Illinois family law. For instance, the term child custody has been replaced with “parental responsibilities” and “parenting time.” In addition, there are changes to the way financial issues are handled, including spousal maintenance and child support.
To get started on your case today, you should reach out to a Mount Greenwood family lawyer as soon as possible.
At Arami Law Office, we handle many different types of family law matters in Mount Greenwood, including but not limited to the following:
Many family law issues are multi-faceted, requiring a family lawyer with experience handling numerous types of cases.
There are numerous financial issues involving family law that a Mount Greenwood family law attorney can help with. In many high net worth divorces, for example, property division becomes extremely complex, requiring a valuation expert for certain assets. In these cases, spousal maintenance can also become complicated. While Illinois law now has a formula for courts to use when determining the amount and duration of spousal maintenance, it only applies if the couple earns a combined gross income of less than $250,000. In high asset divorces, the court will not use the guidelines but instead will make a decision about maintenance specific to the couple.
Child support laws have also changed recently in Illinois. The state has shifted to an “income shares” model, meaning that both parents are expected to contribute to the financial support obligation for their children.
Family law is a broad and complex area of the law that often gives rise to emotionally difficult cases. If you were never married but have a complicated relationship with your child’s other parent, there are family laws in place in Illinois that govern the allocation of parental responsibilities and parenting time, including modifications to parenting plans.
When you are considering divorce and have questions about property division, spousal maintenance, child support, or child custody, an experienced Mount Greenwood family law attorney can assist you. Contact Arami Law Office today to get started on your case.
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