Child Support

Does Child Support Cover School Fees?

By Joshua Stern, Divorce and Family Law Attorney With back-to-school season in full swing, I’ve had many parents asking if child support can cover school fees. While it technically can cover school fees, this is typically not the best use of child support money—and here’s why. What does child support…

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Co-Parenting During COVID-19

By Amy Silberstein, Divorce and Family Law Attorney The below article was published in the Illinois State Bar Association’s Section on Child Law Newsletter, January 2021 Co-parenting a child between two divorced, divorcing, or never married parents can be a challenge in “normal” times. While we have all learned many…

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Do Children Have A Say In Parenting Schedules?

By Evan Compton Parents want their children to feel empowered to make decisions and to feel autonomous in their lives.  So when two parents are divorcing, it should be a no-brainer that the child should have a say in who they spend more time with, right?  Well, the answer to…

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