Category: Family Law
Can Families Request a Different Judge in Illinois Divorce and Family Law Cases?
Kogut & Wilson provide circumstances in which requesting a new judge for your case may be appropriate.
It’s Never Too Early: Addressing Holiday Plans with Your Co-Parent
Kogut & Wilson provides tips for co-parents to iron out holiday trips and visitation schedules as soon as possible to be prepared and mitigate possible conflict.
Can Biological Families Maintain Contact with an Adopted Relative Post-Adoption?
Kogut & Wilson provides insight on how biological family members may maintain contact with their adopted child, grandchild or relative after an adoption has occurred.
Living Together Without Being Married? How Cohabitation Agreements Can Protect Assets
Those who cohabitate should consider forming a cohabitation agreement to protect themselves and their possessions.
Addressing Summer Travel Plans and Disagreements Between Co-Parents
What should parents do when they disagree about summer travel plans?
Co-Parents Should Consider These Aspects Before Their Summer Move
Co-parents may not realize their parenting agreement has specific provisions about where and when they move.
Special Immigrant Juvenile Status as a Path to Protection and Residency
Kogut & Wilson provides clarity on Special Immigrant Juvenile Status within the United States and how to get the process started.
The Child Tax Credit’s Impact on 2021 Tax Returns
As the tax filing deadline approaches, divorced parents may have questions regarding the Child Tax Credit, including which parent will claim the credit. Kogut & Wilson details what you need to know about the Child Tax Credit for your 2021 tax return.
Using Qualified Domestic Relations Orders to Collect Child Support Arrears
While Qualified Domestic Relations Orders are generally utilized with respect to retirement planning, they can also be used to ensure child support payments in certain situations. Kogut & Wilson attorneys explore options for separated parents to keep in mind.
Sharing is Caring: Determining Parenting Time During the Holidays
How should divorced parents decide where their child will spend the holidays? Kogut & Wilson provides key tips to ensure a safe and happy holiday season for all parties involved.