you may be entitled to temp. support for yourself. you should get child supt. after the baby is born. these cases are fact specific. your best option to find a divorce lawyer to speak with soon.
Can you argue to the court that he needs to contribute to household expenses while this matter is pending? Yes. Will the court grant that? Impossible to predict, especially based on one paragraph of information.
During a Divorce, under Illinois law, you can ask for temporary orders, to include spousal support, child support, and attorney fees. Some, like Chlld Support, utilize percentile guidelines (See ILCS 5/505). Others, like spousal support, are based on a variety of factors and left to the discretion of the judge.
You will be best served by having an attorney. If money is an issue, talk to Cabrini Green Legal Aid, LAF, or the Chicago Bar Association.
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