In a pending custody or divorce case in the state of Illinois, the court can grant Temporary Allowances to handle the issues of visitation, custody, child support, and attorney fees. If the case is a divorce case, the court can also address temporary spousal support (alimony), payment of household expenses, and other such matters.
In Iowa custody and divorce cases, the court can address custody, visitation, child support, and attorney fees on a temporary basis. In divorce cases, temporary financial matters such as spousal support and payment of bills can also be addressed. The purpose of the Temporary Matters hearing is to handle such issues on a short-term basis, so that the parties
Under Illinois law, a parent of a child can bring a custody case to have the court legally establish paternity, custody, visitation, and child support. The Illinois law that governs such cases is the Dissolution of Marriage Act, and that law applies for the sake of custody matters whether the parents were married or not. There are some differences in how cases proceed depending upon whether the parents were married, and this article discusses the scenario in which the parents … Continued
A divorce, also referred to as a marital dissolution, is the termination of a marriage by court order. In Illinois, there is a 90 day residency requirement, meaning that the husband or wife must have lived in Illinois for 3 months. If neither spouse has lived in Illinois for the required 90 days, then the Illinois court system cannot grant a divorce. The proper court for filing for divorce in Illinois is the circuit court for the county where either … Continued
A divorce, also referred to as a marital dissolution, is the termination of a marriage by court order. In Iowa, there is a 1 year residency requirement, meaning that at least one of the spouses must have been an Iowa resident for a least a year. If neither spouse has lived in Iowa for a year, then the Iowa courts do not have the authority to grant a divorce. The proper court for filing a divorce petition in Iowa is