Category Archives: Divorce

Due to the long-winded nature of many divorces, there are cases where a spouse passes away before the divorce is final. In Illinois, when a party in a divorce dies, the case is dismissed. The court requires two living parties … Continue reading

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Going through a divorce is physically, emotionally, and mentally challenging. Self-esteem may be low, emotions are often running high, and being almost, but not quite yet single, can be exciting. Although there is no Illinois law against dating during a … Continue reading

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Divorce is a long and demanding process, but can get even more complex for high net worth couples. Unlike traditional divorces, high net worth couples must resolve issues dealing with complex taxation, support obligations, tracing of assets including offshore and … Continue reading

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A couple experiencing issues may agree to separate for a period of time rather than make the decision permanent by filing for divorce. Although legal separation and divorce are two very different things, they both affect you, your spouse, and … Continue reading

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According to the National Institute of Mental Health, nearly one in five U.S. adults live with a mental illness, and approximately one in 25 adults in the U.S. (11.2 million) experiences a serious mental illness in a given year that … Continue reading

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It is well-known that divorce is extremely common in today’s society. The phrase “50% of marriages end in divorce” can make many people hesitant to say “I do”. For a period of time, divorce rates were on the rise. However, … Continue reading

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Domestic violence cases occur when a member of your household has been physically struck, threatened, or harassed by an opposing house member. Thoughts of domestic violence cases usually depict a husband abusing his wife; however, victims or abusers can be … Continue reading

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If you are close to retirement and facing a divorce (sometimes called a “gray” divorce), the issues you will need to address are at least somewhat different than those faced by younger couples. For example, you probably do not need … Continue reading

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For many people, the time they went through their divorce may have been the worst time of their lives. No matter whether you wanted out of the marriage or not, from the moment of your separation until well after the … Continue reading

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Many times, the first thing on a parent’s mind when they get a divorce is how it can affect their children. Many people have said that staying together for the children is better than getting a divorce. There have been … Continue reading

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