Joshua E. Stern Speaks to Yahoo Life on State-Mandated Parenting Classes
At Stern Perkoski Mendez, we believe that nothing is more important than protecting your children during divorce. Most people agree with us—which is why 16 states, including Illinois, require a parenting class for all divorcing parents. But state-mandated classes aren’t the best nor only way to support your children. Principal…Read More
Navigating the Holiday Season as a Divorced Parent
By Amy Silberstein, Divorce and Family Law Attorney, Partner If you’re recently divorced or going through the process right now, the holiday season can bring up all sorts of challenges and emotions. Adjusting to new traditions and spending less time with your children during this season is never easy. But…Read More
Will My Mental Health Impact My Divorce and Parenting Time?
By Amy Silberstein, Divorce and Family Law Attorney, Partner As a divorce and family law attorney, I know that clients come to me during some of the most difficult times of their lives. Many of my clients live with challenging mental health conditions—and they parent exceptionally while doing so. Unfortunately,…Read More
How to Decide Summertime Parenting Schedules
By Joshua E. Stern, Divorce and Family Law Attorney After the school year winds to a close for families across Chicago and the suburbs, our team sees countless parents performing balancing acts: trying to maintain work schedules, spend time with their kids, ensure the kids have a fun summer, and…Read More
How is Maintenance and Child Support Calculated in Variable-income Families?
By Joshua E. Stern, Divorce and Family Law Attorney In any marriage, financial earnings are almost never equal. And in divorce, the higher-earning spouse may worry about paying too much support to their spouse, while the lower-earning spouse may have concerns about providing for their child. When you work with…Read More