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Court-ordered support is peace of mind if you’re getting divorced or are divorced and rely on maintenance or child support to survive. There’s just one problem: Any order for support is just a piece of paper, and former spouses don’t always comply. Most people will wait a couple of weeks, or even a few months, […]


The Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act is undergoing many changes in recent years. Now, the most recent change coming is to maintenance law, which was last changed in July 2015. HB 2537 was introduced In February 2017 and is designed to, amongst other things, change the threshold for statutory support and the duration […]


When it comes to divorce in Illinois, most individuals know of two types of support: spousal support, also known as maintenance or alimony, and child support. This means that when people hear that there’s another type of support, they get confused. In this article, we cover the basics of unallocated support and the benefits of […]


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 […]


Once a divorce is over, or before it’s over for some, new relationships happen. In fact, some individuals may become very serious with a new partner very quickly. When this happens, some couples move in together. However, this isn’t a great idea if you’re receiving spousal support as part of your divorce. Illinois law prohibits […]


Spousal support is one of the most common issues in any divorce. While many assume that spousal support is always awarded in divorce, this isn’t the case. However, it is awarded in many cases. In Illinois, spousal support is awarded based on a number of specific factors and a formula that determines both the amount […]


At one point in time, getting divorced after a certain age was viewed as odd, if not unacceptable. In fact, in 1990, only 1 in 10 people who sought out and received a divorce were age 50 or older. Just years ago, that number has grown to more than 1 in 4 people, making the […]

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Lawrence R. Surinak Ltd. is a law firm concentrating solely on family law and has served clients in DuPage, Will, Kane, and Kendall counties for over 35 years.

We continue to work with clients in Naperville, Wheaton, Lisle, Oswego, Downers Grove, and the surrounding areas to provide one-on-one support and attention that will help you through this difficult time.

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