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Many parents relocate their families over the summer – often from the city to the suburbs – as to not disrupt their children’s school year. Co-parents may not realize their parenting agreement has specific provisions about where and when they move.
Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act
The Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage

During a divorce, couples with children often find themselves in disagreement regarding what actions or decisions are in the best interests of their children amid emotionally charged proceedings, sometimes losing sight of their priorities. In such cases, understanding the roles of certain third-party advocates is crucial.
What Are Third-Party Advocates?
Third-party advocates, appointed by the

You are ready to be divorced —  you have dotted the I’s and crossed the T’s on your marital settlement agreement and parenting plan, you’ve completed your court-ordered parenting course — what’s next?
You may be asking yourself, “When will I get my day in court?” or “What is this term, ‘prove-up,’ that my attorney

Kogut & Wilson is pleased to announce the opening of its newest office in southwestern Orland Park, marking the firm’s third location and enhancing accessibility for our suburban clients.
Building upon the success of the Park Ridge office opening in 2019, this move reflects the firm’s steadfast commitment to delivering exceptional client service amidst its

A parent’s obligation to pay child support generally terminates upon the earliest of the following dates:

  • the child’s emancipation, which occurs when the child turns 18
  • the child’s high school graduation, if they are still in high school; or
  • the child’s  19th  birthday. 

However, there are certain situations in which parents may still be required to

Families and individuals considering adoption face many obstacles, including financial considerations. To help ease the financial burden, both the federal government and the state of Illinois offer adoption tax credits that can make a significant difference in the adoption journey.
What is the Federal Adoption Tax Credit?
The federal government offers a non-refundable tax credit