Archive, October 2014.

When married couples split on bad terms, one or both spouses may try to gain an upper hand by taking money from the couple's bank accounts for their own purpose. While this may feel satisfying for a while, a court will factor the taking of funds in this manner when later dividing the marital assets.

When a parent goes through a divorce and later remarries, he or she may have concerns about how the new family will impact support obligations to the old family and vice versa. Questions may arise regarding whether new children will affect earlier child support orders and if a new spouse's income will be used to increase child support payments. The attorneys at MKFM Law can help answer these questions.

With a new law passed in 2013, Illinois now joins several other states that require casino winnings to be withheld if the winner is behind in child support payments. In addition to casinos, winnings can also be garnished at racetracks and at riverboat gambling facilities to pay overdue child support payments.

Recently, the Illinois law governing child custody and visitation was changed to provide parents in a joint custody arrangement with an opportunity to spend more time with their child. Prior to the amendment, unless otherwise agreed, a parent who had to arrange for childcare during his or her custodial parenting time had no obligation to notify the other parent of the opportunity to care for the child. However, this change to the law now requires a parent, who needs childcare for a significant period of time during his or her arranged parenting time, to first contact the other parent to see …

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