If you are getting ready for court and are wondering what you need for your court appearance, this article is intended to give you some general suggestions on how to get ready for court and how to behave in court. …

In this article, we explain Illinois Divorce and Family Law in 2021 including:

  • COVID-19 impact on changes to Divorce and Family Law
  • A summary of changes to Divorce and Family Law in the past 5 years
  • Highlights of the IMDMA
  • New laws that may affect Divorce and Family cases in…

Have you, or someone you know, ever been charged with a crime, but not held responsible for one reason or another? In this article, we discuss the differences between various court findings, including:

  • Not Guilty
  • Acquittal
  • Dismissal
  • Reduction of Charges

Not Guilty

‘Not guilty’ means that the defendant is not legally answerable…

With the issuance of the decision in the case of Bostock v. Clayton County, Georgia that held that queer and transgender employees are covered under anti-discrimination statutes on the basis of sex, many employers with deeply held religious beliefs or actual religious entities may be left wondering: can the government…

Earlier this month, the Governor’s office announced that Illinois’ own eviction moratorium would be extended to October 3, 2021, even as the US Supreme Court struck down the CDC moratorium. (source: https://chicago.cbslocal.com/2021/08/31/illinois-eviction-moratorium-extended-to-october-3/)

Now the Governor has made good on his promise with the publication of Illinois Executive Order 2021–23, which…

Title VII has been expanded to cover the rights of queer and transgender employees. What does this mean for religious businesses?

With the issuance of the decision in the case of Bostock v. Clayton County, Georgia that held that queer and transgender employees are covered under anti-discrimination statutes on the…

Iowa has specific state guidelines that should be followed when calculating child support unless the calculated child support award would be much too large and considered unjust or impossible to pay back. These calculations will be applied to both parents to determine the total amount of monthly child support payments for the child. The amount of child support ordered by the Iowa court handling the case will depend on each parent’s net income relative to each other.

Have you ever come home to find a 3-day notice posted on your door? Do not worry. In this video we discuss all there is to know about the 3-day notice in Iowa and how to respond. Read the full article here: https://www.oflaherty-law.com/learn-about-law/evictions-in-iowa-3-day-notice

O’Flaherty Law now serves over 105 counties…

This video gives an in-depth explanation of college contribution, what it means, what expenses can be ordered to be paid, and how much a parent can be ordered to pay for college contribution. College contribution is a form of child support to be paid for a child who is no…

In Iowa, divorces that involve children automatically enter an order for child custody, child support and visitation when the order for the divorce is entered. However, if you were never married to your child (or children’s) other parent, you can still petition (request) the Court for a child support order…

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