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J. Richard Kulerski

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  • Can an order be vacated if false testimony was given on a rule to show cause for failure to pay support ?

    It was learned after trial that false testimony was given regarding assets, payment of support, filing a tax return with a dependent the party was not entitled to (IRS is involved), and several issues on the financial statement. The judgement comp...

    J.’s Answer

    Your question cannot be answered responsibly because a lawyer would have to know ALL the facts of your situation, and you have not provided the whole story. This is not your fault. You are a non-lawyer, and it would be close to impossible for you to know what we need to hear.

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  • If i bought a home two years before i got married is that a marital assets in chicago illinois

    this was a property that i never put in no ones name but mines

    J.’s Answer

    It could be marital if you bought it in contemplation of marriage to the person you married,

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  • IRA from ex husband needs to be rolled over to my IRA account

    I have a court order to transfer my half share of my ex' IRA, to my IRA rollover account. What are the steps and procedures involved? Does this require legal counsel and if so, what kind of fees would be incurred?

    J.’s Answer

    Court ordered IRA transfers between ex spouses do not require sophisticated court orders (QDRO'S). You should be able to do it yourselves.

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  • Can I the mother move out of family home with my children before divorce hearing.

    I have 5 children, I want to move into a apartment and get settled before school starts. Do I have the right to remove my kids from home before divorce hearing, father doesn't live in home.

    J.’s Answer

    You have the right to take the kids and move provided there is not a specific court order prohibiting you from doing so.

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  • If a child alienates her parent for several years, is the parent required to pay for college per the divorce settlement?

    the state is Illinois, the marital settlement agreement says that both parents will split the cost of College according to their ability to pay, and the girl has not spoken to her father in over a year and is about to be a junior in high school.

    J.’s Answer

    The court order must be followed despite any ill-feeling between parent and child.

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  • How long until his stuff is considered abandoned?

    My husband and I are almost divorced, trial date is in August 2015. He has been gone from my house since August 2013. I own my house outright and bought it years before we even started dating. He left my 3 car garage packed full with his stuf...

    J.’s Answer

    There is no set time limit for determining abandonment. Be careful not to get rid of his stuff without a judge's permission, or without documenting that you gave him more than a reasonable opportunity to remove the belongings.

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  • I need a divorce I would like to know the cost and how soon I could be divorced

    Married in 1994 we separated in 1995 we have nothing to split no money no property nothing the only child involved is 23 years old I just want out 30days if not sooner

    J.’s Answer

    Contact the bar association in the county in which you reside, and ask for a referral to a divorce lawyer. Barring any unforeseen problems, I think you will find that your case will be relatively inexpensive and quick.

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  • How will child support be determined in my divorce case?

    have two children living with me that is outside of my marriage (divorced now), but I have three total. My children are children are 18 and 12 and 3. The three year old lives with the custodial parent. I gross $2500 a month and my bills, bankruptc...

    J.’s Answer

    You must consult in person with a divorce attorney. There are simply too many unknowns for us to be able to give you a responsible answer.

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  • Do I need to file for a divorce?

    I have been the sole provider financially, we have no children and no other property together, husband has been unemployed for the 5 1/2 years of marriage, incarcerated about 2 1/2 years of the marriage we are separated now.. I am purchasing a ho...

    J.’s Answer

    He is theoretically entitled to his equitable percentage of any assets that were acquired during the marriage. What a judge will deem to be equitable is the question.

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  • I have been separated since 2008. I have been asking Him for a divorce for many years even

    before I left Him. He has repeatedly told me I will die married to Him. His name is Wail. The reason I wanted the divorce is He cheated on me. We have 3 children all grown now I live in Chicago From what I heard He stays in Hammond Indiana We have...

    J.’s Answer

    You have the right to divorce him whether he likes it or not.

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