Temporary Relief

Barrington Temporary Relief Attorney

Temporary relief seeks to clarify, among other things, where the children will reside and who will support them before a final Judgment of Dissolution of Marriage is entered. Because of the complexity, the understanding of the legal and factual basis, and the significant legal implications involved when temporary relief is sought, it is prudent to contact a knowledgeable temporary relief attorney. Attorney Blake Austin Culver at Richard W. Culver, Ltd. can help guide you through the legal aspects involving temporary relief. Please note that temporary relief, once entered, may be subsequently modified.

Temporary Relief

Under Illinois law, a party may move for temporary relief, including, but not limited to, the following:

Temporary Maintenance: A petition for temporary maintenance must be accompanied by an affidavit as to the factual basis for the relief requested. See Spousal Maintenance for additional information.

Temporary Child Support: A petition for temporary child support must be accompanied by an affidavit as to the factual basis for the relief requested. See Child Support for additional information.

Temporary Restraining Order or Preliminary Injunction: A petition for a temporary restraining order or a preliminary injunction must be accompanied by an affidavit as to the factual basis for the relief requested. A petition for a temporary restraining order or a preliminary injunction may seek the following: 1) To restrain any person from transferring, encumbering, concealing or other wise disposing of any property except in the usual course of business or for the necessities of life, and, if so restrained, requiring the person to notify the moving party and his/her attorney of any proposed extraordinary expenditures made after the order is issued; 2) To enjoin a party from removing a child from the jurisdiction of the Court; 3) To enjoin a party from striking or interfering with the personal liberty of the other party or of any child; or 4) To provide any other injunctive relief proper in the circumstances.

Temporary Allocation of Parental Responsibilities: A party may move for a temporary allocation of parental responsibilities in the child's best interests before the entry of a final allocation judgment. See Child Custody and Visitation for additional information.

Temporary Exclusive Possession of the Marital Residence: For more information regarding same, see Temporary Exclusive Possession of the Marital Residence.

At Richard W. Culver, Ltd., we can help you learn more about the legal aspects involving temporary relief, including, but not limited to, temporary maintenance, temporary child support, temporary restraining order or preliminary injunction, temporary allocation of parental responsibilities, and temporary exclusive possession of the marital residence, and we can help you pursue or defend any such legal action.

Contact a Barrington Divorce Attorney at Richard W. Culver, Ltd.

If you have any questions or concerns pertaining to temporary relief, call Richard W. Culver, Ltd. at 847-382-2900 or complete the contact form to arrange a confidential initial consultation. At Richard W. Culver, Ltd., evening and weekend appointments are available in order to accommodate all schedules.