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Are Spanish-Speaking Families Being Properly Accommodated by the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services?

The Illinois Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) should serve and properly accommodate families who speak diverse languages, but in one recent case, the DCFS failed to do so, according to ProPublica. After a Cook County Juvenile Court judge awarded guardianship of two Spanish-speaking children to Slovak-speaking foster parents, concerns were raised regarding how...

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Illinois Attorneys Offer Best Ideas to Stay Financially Secure When Getting a Divorce

Getting divorced, like getting married, is a major life event. There is a myriad of different reasons why married couples opt to get divorced, but for many, it's a start of a new chapter. Couples considering divorce should be forewarned: the aftermath can be financially devastating, especially when shared assets are involved. If financial disputes...

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Division of Debts in Illinois Divorces

You probably know that one of the most commonly cited reasons for divorce is financial trouble. Arguments about money have doomed many marriages. Unfortunately, those same problems can and will follow you into divorce. During divorce proceedings, one of the most potentially contentious issues is how debt is to be divided. How debt is classified...

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