FAMILY LAW LAWYER IN BELLEVILLE, ILLINOIS FOR NEVER-MARRIED CLIENTS
Do you have a child with someone and have never been married to the other parent? Do you need more time with your child? Is there a child support case pending in court? Is there a custody case pending in court? Is there an order of protection in court? If the answer is yes, you need the best family law lawyer in Belleville, Illinois, and surrounding counties. Cory Easton has been helping clients that have never been married to the other parent with their child support and custody cases for decades.
HOW DO I GET CUSTODY OF MY CHILD?
If you have never been married and have a child, you need the best custody lawyer in Belleville, Illinois, and surrounding counties, to make sure you have a custody arrangement with the other parent. A family law case may need to be filed to see who will have custody or visitation. A parent has a right to parenting time with their child. A parent has a right to visitation with their child. A child support order may need to be entered. You will need a court order detailing who will be making the parenting decisions in your custody case. Illinois requires a parenting plan to be filed to determine important issues like custody, parenting time, visitation, parental decision-making, and child support.
WHO WILL MAKE DECISIONS FOR MY CHILD?
Until a parenting plan is filed, the parent who has possession of the child makes all the decisions. In Illinois, a parenting plan is an order that says which parent makes decisions in the following four areas:
Do you have a parenting plan that details how the parents make decisions in these four areas? If not, you need the best family law attorney in Belleville, Illinois. Contact the Law Office of Cory Easton to get the best advice from an experienced lawyer in your family law case. Contact us today!
IS THE OTHER PARENT NOT LETTING YOU SEE YOUR CHILD?
If you have a child and do not have custody, the other parent may not let you see your child. If you call the police, they will ask you for a court order or parenting plan that proves you can have time with your child. If you do not have a court order or parenting plan, the police will not let you have visitation with your child and will tell you it is a civil matter. The longer you wait to get a court order or parenting plan, the longer it will be before you can have custody or visitation with your child. Your child needs both parents, not just one. Call the best family law lawyer in Belleville, Illinois, and surrounding counties, to start your custody and parenting case now. Contact us today!
DO YOU HAVE AN ORDER OF PROTECTION CASE?
Cory Easton has decades of experience handling orders of protection in Belleville, Illinois, and surrounding counties. Whether you need to file an order of protection or have been served with an order of protection, Cory Easton will give your case the time and attention it deserves. Cory Easton has handled hundreds of orders of protection cases and has the experience and knowledge to make sure you win your case.
DO I NEED A LAWYER FOR MY ORDER OF PROTECTION CASE
An order of protection is a serious case. There may be claims of abuse, neglect or harassment. If an order of protection is entered there are serious consequences. An order of protection may include:
Custody and visitation of the children
A stay away order and no contact with the other person or children
A loss of your FOID rights and the right to own firearms
Criminal charges if the order of protection is violated
Loss of employment
Immigration status consequences
Pay the other person attorney fees
If you have an order of protection case, you need the best order of protection lawyer in Belleville, Illinois, and surrounding counties. Cory Easton has decades of experience representing clients in St. Clair County, Madison County, Monroe County and all other counties in Illinois. If you lose the order of protection hearing, it can have devastating effects on you and you family. Call now to schedule a free ten-minute consultation with order of protection lawyer Cory Easton. Contact us today!