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What Is My Wife Entitled to in Divorce in Illinois?

Are you concerned about what you’re entitled to in your Illinois divorce? Navigating a divorce can be overwhelming, especially when it comes to protecting your financial rights. A skilled divorce lawyer can make all the difference. They can offer professional guidance, help you understand what you’re entitled to, and work tirelessly to secure a fair […]

“Divorce Month” Is Almost Here

If your New Year’s resolution is getting out of a bad marriage, you’re not alone. In fact, January has been deemed “Divorce Month” by family law and divorce lawyers across the nation. There’s even a “Divorce Day,” the first Monday of the New Year (not-so-coincidentally following “Dating Sunday,” in which the number of new profiles […]

Why You Need a Lawyer for an Uncontested Divorce

Divorces can be uncontested – meaning that you and your spouse agree on all the terms that you need to agree on before your marriage can be dissolved. Typically, these issues involve the division of your assets, child custody, child support, and spousal maintenance (alimony). If you have found yourself in this situation, you may […]

Unique Social and Legal Challenges in Same-Sex Divorces

The US Supreme Court’s 2015 marriage equality ruling was a hard-fought victory for same-sex couples who had been denied the right to marry. For many couples, it was a long-awaited recognition of their love and commitment to each other and a step toward greater acceptance and equality for all people. However, as with any major […]

How does child support modification work in Illinois?

Illinois family court recognizes that child support agreements sometimes need adjustments. Therefore, you can modify a child support agreement under certain circumstances as long as the court agrees that it is in the child’s best interest. What are the requirements? For the court to agree to changes, the parent requesting a modification must prove that […]

How can your divorce affect your kids?

Few things can be more stressful than going through a divorce. After all, not only must you deal with divorce-related matters, like divvying up your marital property, but you also must adjust to a new way of life. If you have kids, though, your divorce is apt to be even more challenging. Just like you, […]