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Divorce can be complicated, especially when you are dealing with a high net worth and a spouse who has attempted to hide assets. Though it is difficult to keep financial secrets from your spouse these days, it does not stop … Continue reading

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Everyone who is a pet owner knows that their pet is part of the family, and to some people, their pets are even like children. For the longest time, pets were considered property in an Illinois divorce, and the spouse … Continue reading

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Collaborative divorce has been around since the 1980s, and it has been practiced in Illinois since 2002. The Collaborative Process Act went into effect at the beginning of 2018, officially recognizing collaborative divorce as an option to couples who want … Continue reading

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Alcohol and drug abuse are issues that affect millions of people across the United States, and substance abuse is often a factor in the breakdown of a marriage. Studies have shown that there are nearly 25 million people in the … Continue reading

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The divorce process is never easy on anyone, even under the best of circumstances. Yet sliding into a new family blueprint when stepparents and new siblings are involved can be especially challenging. Divorce alone is an emotionally taxing experience, so … Continue reading

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By Maxine Weiss Kunz Fault grounds in divorce in Illinois are abolished as of January 1, 2016. What does that mean? In short, the following grounds should no longer be plead in a petition for dissolution of marriage and will … Continue reading

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Once you decide that divorce is inevitable, how do you tell your spouse? This is a personal decision with legal components. You may wish to consult your lawyer before going through the below options. The obvious answer may be to … Continue reading

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Divorce lawyers are often asked by potential clients what they, the client, should do when planning or preparing for a divorce. This is not a situation where they are trying to hide assets or income. On the contrary, this question … Continue reading

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Divorces are usually classified as either contested or uncontested. It is important to understand the difference between the two. A contested divorce means that the parties are not able to come to an agreement on disposition of property, finances, and … Continue reading

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