So you filed for divorce…now what?

Many of our clients take the initial steps to file for divorce, but then don’t take the time to start preparing for moving forward until they receive instructions from their attorneys. In the event that they are pro se, they may not be aware of things that they can do to streamline their dissolution of

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What to Expect When Your Divorce Is Set For Trial

A trial date is a final date in your divorce where the judge will finalize your divorce case. It is set after several months of discovery and represents the final orders in your divorce. Given the permanent nature of this proceeding, many people are intimidated by the prospect of testifying and having one shot to

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Social Media and Family Court

Many people are on one social media platform or another these days. People are generally cautious about what they post as far as how they will be viewed in professional aspects of life, but very few people keep an eye on how they will be viewed in a dissolution of marriage or parentage case based

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Appellate Court Reverses Termination of Permanent Maintenance

Permanent maintenance is often granted when the parties had a long marriage and there is no termination date in site. However, permanent maintenance does not necessarily mean it can never be terminated. Permanent maintenance can be reviewed after a certain period of time.  It can be modified/terminated at any time after a finding of a

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Benefits of a Marital Settlement Agreement

Most clients would prefer to spend as much time out of court as possible. Less court involvement usually equates to saving time and money all around. The Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act (IMDMA) promotes parties to settle their disputes by way of agreement. Pursuant to Section 502 of the IMDMA (750 ILCS 5/502),

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The Benefits of a Settlement

It is no secret that in Family Court, most Judges prefer that the parties settle the cases amongst themselves. They will try to engage in a settlement with the parties, through counsel, by providing guidance and recommendations at case management and pretrial conferences. Sometimes, settlement can be a difficult sell to a person who has

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How to “get rid of” an adverse order

In Illinois family law cases, sometimes orders are entered which are adverse to clients. Clients often ask if there are ways to get rid of an order. Sometimes, the answer is yes, but it is situational and the primary way to determine if the order can be removed depends upon how and why it was

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