Divorce and Family Law Partners Thomas T. Field and Morgan L. Stogsdill recently conducted a hearing on behalf of their client, Jennifer Hudson in her ongoing child support battle. Thomas T. Field was featured in the Chicago Tribune for his ongoing work in the Jennifer Hudson child support case. In the article, the author highlights Mr. Field’s expert questioning in covering the work history of Ms. Hudson’s ex-fiance, David Otunga. Furthermore, Mr. Field had Mr. Otunga disclose the salaries for his various acting jobs. While discussing Otunga’s work history, a work hiatus involving projects that had fallen through was revealed. These questions were asked to support Thomas Field’s argument that Otunga should seek more steady employment, claiming he only works a few days each month.
The hearing for the Jennifer Hudson child support case cited in the article was the latest in a five-month legal battle over the split couple’s eight year-old son. Ms. Hudson and Mr. Otunga separated last year after nearly ten years together.
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About Thomas Field
Thomas T. Field practices in the areas of matrimonial and family law, primarily in Cook and Lake Counties in Illinois, and where his expertise is of particular value throughout the State of Illinois. He is currently the Head of the firm’s Family Law Practice Group.
Mr. Field’s experience includes having been lead counsel in numerous trials, litigation of custody disputes, relocation actions (including interstate and international matters involving the Hague convention), and resolution of post-dissolution conflicts. He offers specialized knowledge in the analysis of complex financial matters including executive compensation, closely held businesses, and real estate holdings. He further offers significant experience in negotiating and drafting pre-and post-nuptial agreements and litigation of dissolution matters involving pre- and post-nuptial agreements as well as all family law related matters for same sex couples. Additionally, Mr. Field offers expertise in navigating the unique complexities involved when medical needs, disability, domestic violence, substance abuse, dependent adult children, or other complicating factors are present in a client’s family.
About Morgan Stogsdill
Morgan L. Stogsdill focuses her practice primarily in the areas of Matrimonial Law and Family Law and counsels clients on the various aspects of dissolution of marriage and paternity proceedings, including child custody, support, visitation, property division, financial issues related to divorce, post-dissolution matters, prenuptial agreements and civil litigation related to orders of protection. Ms. Stogsdill focuses her practice on complex matters and counsels high profile clients that require the utmost attention and confidentiality.