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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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By Maxine Weiss Kunz Many changes are coming to family law as of January 1, 2016. These changes include changes to custody (a term of art that is going out the window) as well as changes to financial aspects of … 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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By Justin Green Effective January 1, 2016 a person is presumed to be the parent of a child if: (1) The person and the mother of the child have entered into a marriage, civil union, or substantially similar legal relationship, … Continue reading

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