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Does Your Child Need a Guardian Ad Litem or Child Representative?

Protecting the best interests of the child is paramount in child-related cases. In most cases, the child’s best interests are usually protected by at least one parent or by both parents. In the case where neither parent can agree on what is in the best interest of their child, the court on its own motion

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Divorce Property Division – A Guide to Equitable Distribution in Illinois

Different states have different methods to determine divorce property division when two parties decide to divorce.  Some states, such as “Community Property” states, divide the parties’ assets 50/50, no matter what. Illinois is not one of those states.  Illinois is what is called an “Equitable Distribution” state. That means that the Court decides who gets

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Illinois Divorce Process: How Long Does it Take to Get a Divorce?

In the Illinois divorce process, either spouse has the option to file for dissolution of marriage since Illinois is a “no-fault” state. A term we hear often, especially in celebrity divorces, is “Irreconcilable Differences.” This term means that the court is generally not interested in who did what. The court is interested, however, in knowing

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What is a Deposition in a Divorce?

When I asked this question to a couple of my friends and even family members only one person was able to answer what is a deposition.  A deposition is an interview of a party or a witness that can be used in court. The parties to the case sit down in a room with their

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Understanding International Child Custody

The world is becoming more global and families, now more than ever, are less tied down to one city, one state, or even one country. When a couple with children decides to end their relationship, the already emotional process can become even more complex if the separating parents wish to live in different states or

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Can I Be Ordered to Pay My Spouse’s Attorney Fees During Divorce?

When parties are unable to agree to the terms of their divorce, litigation is required. Litigation can be costly and time-consuming with multiple court appearances and the discovery process.  Not everyone has the money to litigate, but that does not stop them.  It is possible to be ordered to pay your spouse’s attorney fees during

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Divorce Maintenance: Who is Responsible and How Maintenance is Calculated

What is Maintenance? Divorce Maintenance (formerly known as Alimony) is financial support that the court orders a spouse to pay when the other spouse needs financial help.  Maintenance is usually paid to the spouse monthly for a certain length of time or permanently.  Maintenance is also referred to as Spousal Support. Here, I will discuss

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Child Support in Illinois: Who Is Responsible And How Child Support Is Calculated

What Is Child Support? Child support is the terminology used to describe the periodic or ongoing payments one parent makes to the other following a divorce to assist in raising their shared children. Child support is thus a combination of both financial and emotional obligations on behalf of parents in the effort to provide for

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