It’s tax time once again. If you and your spouse divorced sometime during the past year and it was finalized before December 31, 2020, you need to be considering changes in how you file your taxes for the year 2020.
August is Child Support Awareness Month, a national observance first initiated in 1995 by former President Bill Clinton. This month is a chance to recognize federal, state, and local agencies that work diligently to provide child support services to their communities and to also acknowledge the dedicated parents who uphold their parental responsibility of regularly paying child support.
When going through a divorce, you or your spouse may be ordered to pay the other alimony, depending on the circumstances of your case. Although the court will consider many factors when deciding to award alimony in Illinois, knowing your rights prior to beginning divorce proceedings can help prevent unexpected surprises in your divorce case.