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How COVID-19 is Affecting Pending Divorce and Family Cases

Without a doubt, the COVID-19 pandemic is impacting every facet of our lives.  From tape marks and plexiglass in grocery store checkout lines to community-wide closures of schools and businesses, learning how to adjust to our new normal has been a challenge.   But, not everything has come to a standstill,

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Documents You Need For Your Divorce Attorney:

Among all the complexities of a divorce case, cataloguing and organizing a couple’s financial documents is perhaps the most daunting task for anyone going through the divorce process.  But, correctly navigating through the discovery process (the procedure used by the Court to collect financial documents), is extremely important.   Identifying and

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Prenuptial Agreements – Pros and Cons

PRENUPTIAL AGREEMENTS – PROS AND CONS By now, if you’ve seen any of our posts, you know we’re big fans of Prenuptial Agreements.  Yes, yes, yes…we’ve heard all the reasons why clients forego these documents, and we’ll go over those below.  But, our experience in divorce litigation, our knowledge of

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Child Support and A New Spouse’s Income

Most people are aware that child support in Illinois is now based on both parents’ incomes, pursuant to changes in child support legislation that took place in 2017.  When explaining the changes to clients, I was often asked, “Can my new spouse’s income be factored in to the calculations?”  Previously

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50-50 Parenting Time in Illinois – 2019 Updates

The concept of equal parenting time has been a hot-button topic for several years, not only in Illinois, but nationwide.  As such, it’s something I see in all facets of my job.  Whether I am acting as a mediator, an advocate, or a Guardian Ad Litem, I’ve been following the

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