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Virtual Divorce Is A Reality In Illinois

The Coronavirus pandemic has led to the temporary closure of civil courts in Illinois. To serve the people of the state, many civil matters have been conducted online when possible – including divorce proceedings. This has allowed many people to dissolve their marriages without leaving their homes. How does virtual divorce work? As reported by...

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What to consider if thinking about divorce during COVID-19

During the difficult days of the COVID-19 pandemic, some married couples are contemplating whether to stay together or split. The number of divorce cases typically rises during times when people spend more time together than usual (holidays or summer breaks). At a time of quarantines and stay-at-home orders, many couples are no doubt spending more...

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Why should I hire an Illinois divorce lawyer?

Getting a divorce is a life-changing and challenging process. Things can get even more complicated when determining child custody and how assets will be divided between both spouses. We focus our practice on divorce and family law. Our valuable experience in family law courts across Illinois makes us an unmatched legal resource to men and...

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What are the benefits of divorce mediation?

Getting a divorce is far more complex than signing some papers and figuring out who will get the house. Sometimes, the emotional turmoil that comes with divorce can complicate the process and lead to a legal battle between both parties. Many of these legal issues can be avoided with the help of an experienced divorce...

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Protecting Your 401K During A Divorce

Unless you have a prenuptial agreement, your spouse can claim at least part of your 401k. Without a prenuptial agreement, a court will determine how to split your retirement savings, so it’s important to be 100 percent honest about all of your assets. Judges could award a greater amount to your spouse if they learn...

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How To Juggle Your Custody Rights And Your Career

Going through a divorce is often a difficult process. Knowing that your life will change significantly can be emotionally taxing. Discerning how assets and property will be divided can be frustrating. Figuring out how you will be able to spend quality time with your children following a divorce can complicate the process even more. Historically,...

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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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