Divorces take months, even when both spouses agree on all issues. In heavily litigated cases, the process can take years. However, life doesn’t just stop in the process. Bills will continue to come, children have needs, and you need support to continue living while you sort out your divorce.
This is why Illinois courts award temporary maintenance and child support.
In this article, we’ll discuss what each is and when it is generally awarded so you can determine if it may apply in your case.