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Chantelle Arie Porter

Lombard Litigation Lawyer.

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  1. What do they consider child neglect

    Answered over 3 years ago.

    1. David Matthew Gotzh
    2. Chantelle Arie Porter
    2 lawyer answers

    If you feel your child is in immediate danger you should contact DCFS. However, you might want to consider enrolling your child in therapy so that she can have an appropriate outlet to discuss what is going on at Mom's house. The added benefit is that therapist is a mandated reporters so if something is going on they will have to report to DCFS. You might also want to have a conference with the classroom teacher to see if he/she has noticed any behavior changes. If there is enough credible...

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  2. Do I need a lawyer for an order of protection hearing. in dupage county

    Answered over 3 years ago.

    1. David Matthew Gotzh
    2. Michael J. Helfand
    3. Chantelle Arie Porter
    4. Patrick Lee Jarrett
    4 lawyer answers

    You should definitely have an attorney. Often an Order of Protection is a tactical move to get Exclusive Possession of the marital residence or custody before filing for divorce. There are other negative implications to having an Order of Protection against you.

  3. Wife filed for divorce can she get maintance? 12 yr married & 3 kids. living separate for 17 mo. she gets 40%of my net already?

    Answered over 3 years ago.

    1. David Matthew Gotzh
    2. Chantelle Arie Porter
    2 lawyer answers

    In Illinois the determination of maintenance (alimony) is based on several factors, including: 1. The income and property of each party; 2. The needs of each party; 3. The present and future earning capacity of each party; 4. Any impairment of the present and future earning capacity of the party seeking maintenance; 5. The time necessary to enable the party seeking maintenance to acquire employment; 6. The standard of living established during the marriage; 7. The duration of the...

  4. What are my legal obligations for letting the ex see the kids after he has had no contact with them for 6 months?

    Answered over 3 years ago.

    1. Chantelle Arie Porter
    2. David Matthew Gotzh
    2 lawyer answers

    You should consult an attorney in drafting a Visitation Schedule. He has not lost his rights to visitation however it seems like their needs to be structure and possible restrictions and/or supervision.

  5. Married for almost 5 years, both of us want a divorce, would I be entitled to alimony if we don't have anything together?

    Answered over 3 years ago.

    1. David Matthew Gotzh
    2. Chantelle Arie Porter
    2 lawyer answers

    In Illinois the determination of maintenance (alimony) is based on several factors, including: 1. The income and property of each party; 2. The needs of each party; 3. The present and future earning capacity of each party; 4. Any impairment of the present and future earning capacity of the party seeking maintenance; 5. The time necessary to enable the party seeking maintenance to acquire employment; 6. The standard of living established during the marriage; 7. The duration of the...