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Southside Divorce and Child Support Lawyers

You can get divorced right now Chicago, Illinois without going to court. This may surprise many people but the Cook County, DuPage and surrounding county divorce courts are open and operating remotely. For uncontested divorces, it may even be possible to get divorced quicker than was possible before COVID-19 took place. Divorce and parentage cases in Illinois are filed online and are coming back filed the same day. It was not uncommon to wait several days for a filing to come back before COVID-19. Court orders for the Judge to sign can be sent electronically. The court will schedule the parties appearance via Zoom video conference when the parties are ready to have their divorce finalized.



MLG LAW GROUP
121 West Wacker Drive
Suite 1404
Chicago, IL. 60601
www.mlglawgroupillinois.com
312-374-4559
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Need a Motion to Modify Child Support during COVID-19

Each week thousands of Illinois businesses are struggling to stay afloat in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic.Governor J.B. Pritzker’s Stay-at-Home Order has effectively shuttered thousands of non-essential businesses across the state and severely limited daily operations for many more.Employers and business owners are fighting to survive.Survival often means cutting payroll, swiftly and severely.As a result, hundreds of thousands of Illinois residents are unemployed.Many more have had their hours cut or their salaries slashed.With bills mounting and less income to meet your household expenses you might be wondering how to get relief from your child support and/or spousal support (maintenance) obligations.SUPPORT ORDERS MUST BE MODIFIED BY COURT ORDERIllinois child support and spousal support obligations are valid and enforceable unless modified by a court order.Even if you cannot pay a prior support order due to a job loss, you remain obligated to pay the specified amount until the s…

How Will Temporary Court Closures Due to COVID-19 Affect Family Law Cases?

How Will Temporary Court Closures Due to COVID-19 Affect Family Law Cases? Many clients of our firm are asking this important question: What is the immediate impact on my case if my courthouse is closed for weeks or months, starting right now? It has been only since last Friday that the various counties in Illinois announced via email and posts on their websites that the courthouses were to be closed for about 30-45 days, while the COVID-19 pandemic works its way through Illinois. Many of our cases were set for important hearings with our judges in March and April, and now these cases will have to be reset. Some will be reset by the courts, and others are being reset by agreement with opposing counsel.

Cook County Remote Uncontested Divorces

You can get divorced right now Chicago, Illinois without going to court. This may surprise many people but the Cook County, DuPage and surrounding county divorce courts are open and operating remotely. For uncontested divorces, it may even be possible to get divorced quicker than was possible before COVID-19 took place. Divorce and parentage cases in Illinois are filed online and are coming back filed the same day. It was not uncommon to wait several days for a filing to come back before COVID-19. Court orders for the Judge to sign can be sent electronically. The court will schedule the parties appearance via Zoom video conference when the parties are ready to have their divorce finalized.



MLG LAW GROUP
121 West Wacker Drive
Suite 1404
Chicago, IL. 60601
www.mlglawgroupillinois.com
312-374-4559

YES WE ARE OPEN! CHICAGO FAMILY LAW ATTORNEYS

Just a quick reminder, MLG LAW GROUP is open, working and servicing and managing client cases day to day!

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MLG LAW GROUP
121 West Wacker Drive
Suite 1404
Chicago, IL. 60601
312-374-4559
www.mlglawgroupillinois.com