Richard W. Culver, Ltd., located in Barrington, Illinois, provides strategic recommendations and representation concerning enforcement or contempt, as it relates to parental responsibility/child custody and parenting time/visitation, child support, or spousal maintenance.
If you become involved in an enforcement or contempt matter, you may be thinking some of the following questions: Is a Marital Settlement Agreement, incorporated into a Judgment of Dissolution of Marriage, enforceable? Is a parentage order enforceable? Can parental responsibility/child custody and parenting time/visitation be enforced? How is spousal maintenance or child support enforced? At Richard W. Culver, Ltd., attorney Blake Austin Culver can help answer your questions concerning enforcement or contempt, and Blake can help analyze your specific situation.
Please note that the provisions of a Marital Settlement Agreement may be enforceable as an independent contract and by all remedies available for the enforcement of a judgment, including, but not limited to, contempt proceedings.
Types of Enforcement in Illinois:
- Parental Responsibility/Child Custody Enforcement: A petition may be brought to enforce the parental responsibility/child custody provisions in a judgment or order.
- Parenting Time/Visitation Enforcement: A petition may be brought to enforce the parenting time/visitation provisions in a judgment or order.
- Child Support Enforcement: A Petition for Rule to Show Cause Seeking Indirect Civil Contempt of Court may be brought to enforce the child support provisions in a divorce decree or parentage order when a party's non-compliance is, among other things, without compelling cause or justification.
- Spousal Maintenance Enforcement: A petition may be brought to enforce the alimony or spousal maintenance provisions in a divorce decree.
Due to the complexity regarding enforcement and its significant legal implications, it is wise to seek the counsel of a dedicated matrimonial and/or family law attorney. Barrington attorney Blake Austin Culver at Richard W. Culver, Ltd. can help you learn more about the legal issues of enforcement and contempt relating to parental responsibility/custody, parenting time/visitation, child support, or spousal maintenance.Contact a Barrington Enforcement Lawyer at Richard W. Culver, Ltd.
If you have any questions or concerns pertaining to enforcement of a judgment or order, call Richard W. Culver, Ltd. at 847-382-2900 or complete the online contact form to arrange a confidential initial consultation. At Richard W. Culver, Ltd., evening and weekend appointments are available in order to accommodate clients' schedules.