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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...
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...
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...
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”...
Avoid disparaging the other parent. You may find yourself extremely frustrated with your child’s mother or father. However, disparaging or badmouthing that person will probably hurt your case. A main determining factor in custody is your ability to get...
College expenses are one of the more common issues that parties litigate after their divorce is finalized. Here are some things that you should know about paying for your child’s college expenses during or after your divorce: Include College Expenses...
As we all age we may be asking ourselves “Will I have money to support myself when I retire?” “Where will this money come from?” “Will I have to work for the rest of my life?” There are many...
Nothing makes tax preparation more fun than adding the extra stress of separate households, pending divorce or a million questions from your ex. Let’s take a moment to address some of the questions that come up around tax time...
As you look to terminate your marriage it will bring up a multitude of issues, and many of them will be financial. If after careful consideration you determine that a bankruptcy is a necessary step, there are some things...