Legal Question in Family Law in Illinois

I live in AZ but have a child in IL. I was served papers for support and have filed my response & answer. Do I need to appear for the initial case management date that is in my paperwork?

Asked on 6/14/12, 9:42 am

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Jonathan Shimberg SHIMBERG and CROHN, P.C.
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if you filed an appearance, you should appear. If you do not, the court might enter orders on scheduling that you can not comply with.

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Answered on 6/14/12, 2:21 pm
Sue Roberts-Kurpis, Esq. Law Office of Sue Roberts-Kurpis
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More importantly, if you don't appear or send an attorney in to represent you, the court may set a support amount that you are unable to afford. If you do not care what happens in your case then don't both to show up; if you do, then you should probably hire a local attorney to represent you.

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Answered on 6/14/12, 3:41 pm

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