J. Richard Kulerski Esq.
About J. Richard Kulerski Esq.J. Richard Kulerski is a partner in the Oak Brook (and downtown Chicago) divorce law firm of Kulerski and Cornelison.
Richard has over four decades of trial experience in the divorce courts of Cook and DuPage counties, IL. and is a Harvard trained mediator and settlement negotiator.
Richard and his partner, Kari Cornelison, are staunch advocates of the settlement approach to divorce and both are
active in divorce mediation, collaborative divorce law and in the rapidly growing cooperative divorce movement.
Directory Practice Areas
- Arbitration & Mediation
- Family Law
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
|member - Board of Directors, Mediation Council of Illinois|
|Loyola University Chicago||Undergraduate|
|Member, Illinois State Bar|
|Fellow, Collaborative Law Institute of Illinois|
|Sustaining Member, DuPage Bar Association|
|DuPage County Collaborative Law Attorney | DuPage County Mediation Lawyers|
DuPage County Family Law Attorneys at Kulerski and Cornelison. Visit our website at www.civilizeddivorce.com
DuPage County Family Law Attorneys at Kulerski and Cornelison. Visit our website at ...DuPage County Family Law Attorneys at Kulerski and Cornelison. Visit our website at www.civilizeddivorce.com Hide
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Q. How can I enforce a child support if the state is not doing anything?
A: Hire a private attorney to do the work, or do it yourself.
Q. If first summons to court for a divorce isn't responded too, what happens?
A: If the defendant was properly served with summons, you can go to court and get a default judgment against him or her.
Q. My divorce decree/parenting agreement includes father can't consume alcohol with children. How do I enforce without attorney?
A: File a Petition for Rule to Show Cause against him alleging his behavior.
Q. I am in the process of filing for a reduction in the maintenance I pay my ex-husband. What forms do I need?
A: There are no forms for this. You have to hand craft a post judgment petition that contains allegations which would warrant a reduction.
Q. I'm a defendant and not sure how to handle the request to discover assets
A: Answer every financial disclosure item and every interrogatory truthfully, and produce all requested document in your possession or control.
Q. I need to get out of my marriage. I have been married less than 90 days. What is the cheapest way out?
A: File for divorce.
Q. I am going through a divorce and want to know if I will have to pay for my child to go to college?
A: This depends on many things, which include, but are not limited to, your and your spouse's incomes and wealth, and on the child's ability to contribute. Your question is too vague to answer properly. Consult with a divorce lawyer in person.
Q. My x -wife wants to know if i can help her financialy --can i without getting into legal troble. im retired and so is
A: Get in trouble with whom? Your present wife? The law?
Q. If a state farm agent retired after his divorce, would the spouse be entitled to any of the termination payments?
A: A lawyer must meet with you to learn all of your facts in order to be able to give you a proper answer. I think you are talking about his state farm pension, and your entitlement could depend on the language in your judgment, or perhaps on possible fraud in his disclosure. You have an uphill battle.
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