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Dismissing a Divorce Action in Different Locations

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Categorized as Illinois Divorce

Often times parties move during the course of their marriage, and at the time of the filing of a Petition for Dissolution of Marriage, both parties may be residing in completely different locations, making it inconvenient for one party to attend court at the other party’s location. For such reasons, case law allows for the

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Having Children Outside of a Marriage

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Categorized as Illinois Divorce

It is not required for two people to be “legally” separated in Illinois in order for them to pursue other relationships. This can happen while a divorce is pending, or while parties are otherwise estranged. Illinois is a no fault state, so other than the risk of dissipation of assets, for the most part, Judges

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Is a tax refund considered yearly income?

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Categorized as Child Custody & Visitation, Illinois Divorce

Well, in this particular case, the Third Appellate District determined that it was not: In re Marriage of Eastburg, 2016 IL App (3d) 150710.   The Petitioner, mother of the children and residential parent with majority parenting time filed a petition in October 2014 to modify child support based on the Respondent’s (father’s) current income.

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