Chicago Family Attorney Russell Knight

Family Legal Services

Family Law refers to Illinois law, rules, regulations, and court procedures involving the family unit when that unit comes under the purview of the courts. We at the Law Office of Russell Knight value your family as it exists now and will exist in the future.

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Family Law Legal Services

Child Support

Effective July 1, 2017, courts in the State of Illinois implemented changes to how child support is to be calculated. Child support obligations will be calculated using “Income Shares Method”.

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Maintenance is a monetary sum paid by one spouse for the benefit of the other spouse upon separation or the dissolution of marriage; also called “alimony” or “spousal support.”

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Parenting Time

For years, Illinois statutes referred to decision making for the children of separated parents as “custody” and the time spent with the children by the non-primary parent as “visitation”.

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Division of Marital Assets

One of the key functions of a divorce is the division of property acquired during the course of a marriage.

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