Legal Question in Family Law in Illinois

me ex has filed for modification to child support post decree 5 yrs in a row. the legal fees exceed the support. fee petition against me $40,000. i pay $30,000 to 16 and 17 yr old. i pay $17,000 to 7 yr old. they want $54,000 for the 7 yr old. I dont mind an icrease allocated fairly to all 3 children. we settled before but this 5th firm just files contingency fees against me and wont settlen on any reasonable amount.

Asked on 12/01/09, 11:08 pm

3 Answers from Attorneys

Sue Roberts-Kurpis, Esq. Law Office of Sue Roberts-Kurpis

So what's your question????

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Answered on 12/06/09, 11:55 pm

John Steele Steele Law Firm

That is unfortunate, do you have a question?

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Answered on 12/07/09, 10:11 am

Regardless of changes to the amount of the child support, the attorney's costs and fees will be set as spelled out in your particular client fee agreement.

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Answered on 12/07/09, 12:09 pm

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