On behalf of Law Offices of Paul Chatzky
Many people have faced a job loss or reduction in income due the coronavirus pandemic. In such a case it might be difficult for an ex-spouse paying alimony (spousal support or maintenance ) or a parent sending child support to keep up with their obligation. As these orders are based on the financial circumstances that existed at the time they were entered, modifications are granted when the judge feels it is appropriate.
Whether you’re making or receiving payments, the current economic upheaval might have you wondering about the future of your child support and/or alimony terms. If so, here are some actions that might help you get a handle on the situation:
Whether you need a court order, or just need advice, a knowledgeable family law attorney offers useful counsel. With their assistance, you can assess your current financial situation and make an informed decision about modifying your alimony or child support order, or contesting a change proposed by your former partner.
Law Offices of Paul Chatzky handles a wide range of family matters, such as modifications to alimony and child support orders. Please call 847-416-1646 or contact the firm online to set up a meeting with a qualified attorney.
Born in Havana, Cuba, Paul Chatzky is fluent in Spanish and English, enabling him to effectively represent a wider range of individuals and families. He is AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®, and is listed among Illinois Super Lawyers, which is a reflection of his high ethical standards and exceptional legal knowledge. As a…
Prior to joining the firm as a paralegal, Debbie was employed by major banking institutions as a loan processor and as an executive secretary. Debbie was also employed as an administrative assistant for the Board of Jewish Education. Having majored in Sociology, Debbie graduated from the University of Florida in 1980. Debbie completed her studies…