Failure to pay child support can lead to criminal consequences

On behalf of The Walters Law Group, Ltd. posted in Child Support on Wednesday, January 30, 2013. Reaching a child support agreement can be a difficult process not only in terms of time but financially as well. In addition it can also take a toll on the parties involved emotionally. Unfortunately as some Chicago area custodial parents, who rely on the support payments to care for their children are aware, the saga does not always end there. For various reasons parents fail to make the required payments. Authorities in Cook County doContinue reading

Parents debate over child pics online after divorce

On behalf of The Walters Law Group, Ltd. posted in Divorce on Friday, January 18, 2013. Social networking has become a mainstay in our society and many Chicago residents like to share pictures of their children. There are many, however, who do not want to expose their children online, or who want to wait until their child is old enough to play an active role in deciding what to post or not post. When parents debate over the parameters of their child’s exposure it can be tense, In the case of divorceContinue reading

January continues to have most divorce filings

On behalf of The Walters Law Group, Ltd. posted in Divorce on Saturday, January 12, 2013. The divorce rate has remained steady in the U.S. However, one month tends to see more divorce filings than any other month out of the year: January. January has been referred to as “divorce month” due to the number of divorce filings that occur every year during this month. Why are more divorces filed in January compared to any other month? Many divorce attorneys say that couples wait to file for divorce until after the holidays are over.Continue reading