An Overview of Litigated Divorce

Our divorce practice is unique from other law practices in that we work with clients to establish the best legal route for their particular case. Often times that means not going through litigation, and instead focusing on mediation or...

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3 Tools for Family Law Attorneys as featured at Disrupt.Legal

Thank you to Disrupt Legal for featuring my blog post "3 Tools for Family Law Attorneys" on their website.  You can read my post by clicking below: 3 Tools for Family Law Attorneys  

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Splitting Retirement in Divorce

The division of assets in a divorce is often one of the most contested and emotional issues. Assets can range from anything such as bank accounts to real estate. The assets acquired during the course of the marriage are...

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Prince Had No Will but You Should

Musical genius Prince died on April 21, 2016 at the age of 57. His death was a complete shock to the Country. Another shock is that a celebrity worth millions did not have a Will in place to distribute...

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How Do The New Laws Affect Maintenance (Alimony) and Child Support?

You may be wondering how the new laws that went into effect on January 1, 2016 affect maintenance (formerly known as alimony) and child support. While there are many facets to the new laws, here are a couple things...

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Three Key Things To Keep In Mind About The Changes To Custody And Visitation In Illinois

On January 1, 2016, significant changes were made to the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act (IMDMA). Many of those changes focused on the provisions dealing with custody and visitation of minor children. The following are 3 key...

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Is Divorce Mediation Right for You?

Despite people’s best intentions, many marriages end in divorce. Divorce can be very emotional and can have serious long-term effects. One increasingly common option for couples considering divorce is mediation. In Illinois, mediation is required pursuant to Illinois Supreme Court...

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What Happens to the Family Pet After a Divorce?

Pets are often viewed as important members of the family. One issue that arises in divorce cases when there is an animal involved is who gets to keep the pet? In recent years, litigation surrounding pet “custody” and “visitation”...

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