For couples in Illinois who are going through a divorce it can be tempting to just try and go at the process alone without hiring an attorney or a mediator. However, with so many financial concerns regarding property division, alimony and child support, it is best to seek out professional help in order to not make regrettable decisions.
There's no doubt that going through a divorce is an emotional and frustrating time. However, with more and more people using social platforms, such as Facebook and Twitter, many soon-to-be ex-spouses should take heed that these platforms are not the appropriate place to trash talk an ex for it could come back to hurt them in the courtroom.
Let's say you have filed for divorce in Illinois. You know you want to protect your rights as a father and you'd like to have a rough estimate of just what you'll be paying in child support -- and possibly alimony -- if it's applicable in your situation.