Financial Affidavit Complete this Financial Affidavit and return it with a recent pay stub, W2, tax return, and other evidence of income. Hand-write costs using monthly figures where appropriate. If you have a question or explanation for a particular item, hand-write that information. Feel free to add a new category or to modify an existing category to better suit your situation.  With each figure be able to explain how you arrived at that number.

Signature Line  One page file for an example of your signature line. Illinois requires electronic filing so I use this example of your for filing.  Nothing will be filed without your knowledge and confirmation.

Property Division Worksheet Example property division table and worksheet to track and categorize personal property.

Pre-Mediation Questionnaire  Disputed decision making or parenting time issues must be mediated.  This questionnaire is to be completed by each parent prior to referral to mediation to give the mediator an overview of your situation and requests.  Once completed, return it to me.  It is filed under seal and neither parent will see the other’s questionnaire.

Notice of Intent to Exercise Parenting Time  Use this form to be clear and provide proof that specific visitation time has been requested.  Keep a copy for yourself and mail/email the Notice to the other parent.  This is helpful to clearly confirm, for example, selected summer Parenting Time. Using ourchildinfo.com is the better resource for this Notice

Child Support Voluntary Payment to SDU  Use this form to send child support payments directly to the Illinois State Disbursement Unit. A new employer will not start withholding child support, you have to be proactive to pay voluntarily.  Child support does not go away and missed payments can accrue interest.

Voluntary Acknowledgement of Paternity Request – hfs3416h If you were not married, and at the birth of your child, you may have signed a Voluntary Acknowledgement of Paternity (VAP). There is a biological father, but the VAP creates a legal father when a child is not born withing the contract of marriage.  Use this form to request the VAP that you prepared at the birth of your child.

Allowance Contract  A fun contract to teach your kids about responsibility to the obligations that accompany the receipt of allowance. Contract includes savings obligations, penalties and contingencies. Teach them about contract language that results in them earning money and learning about money and time management.