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Legal Rights of Grandparents in Illinois

Questions surrounding the legal rights of grandparents in Illinois are commonplace in our practice. We often hear grandparents ask if they can get “visitation rights” or if there is a possibility of gaining “custody” of their grandchild due to unforeseen circumstances. The following are the most common topics when it comes to the legal rights

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How to Prepare a Deposition: A Guide for Divorce Attorneys and Clients

Depositions are an important discovery tool used by divorce attorneys to prepare for trial. While depositions are important for your case, they can be very intimidating, especially when the client has a lot at stake and is not familiar with the deposition process. Depositions are authorized under Illinois Supreme Court Rules 202 and 206. There

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Stay-At-Home Dad’s Guide to Child Custody

Today more and more dads taking on the role of stay-at-home dad with more and more moms becoming the breadwinner in the household. So what happens when parents split up and the stay-at-home dad seeks primary custody of the children? Most people still believe that mothers will always prevail, but that is not true. The

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Default Judgments When Divorcing Someone in the Military

What Happens If My Spouse Does Not Respond to My Divorce Petition Divorcing someone in the military involves special rules especially when a military spouse fails to respond to a divorce petition. In any dissolution of marriage proceeding, the party that files the initial petition has the obligation to serve a copy of the divorce

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Tips To Help Children Cope With a Difficult Divorce

All parents going through a divorce will say one thing about their children–They want to act in their child’s best interest.  Unfortunately, each parent has a different viewpoint about what that best interest actually entails. Some parents feel like the best thing for their child is that no divorce occur, but in some situations, a

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DePaul College of Law – 2018 Alumni Reception

DePaul Law through the Office of Alumni Relations hosted a DePaul College of Law Alumni Reception on the evening of Wednesday, October 3, 2018, at River Roast in Chicago’s Loop. The purpose of the event was to bring alumni together, older and recent, celebrate DePaul’s legal community and many accomplishments. The Reception featured remarks from

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Dating After Divorce With Kids – Advice from a Divorce Lawyer How to Keep the Peace for Your Children’s Sake

Thinking about dating after divorce with kids? It is safe to say that most people do not want strangers around their children. So, what about when you start dating after a divorce. How do you keep the peace for your children’s sake after a divorce or a break-up? Shouldn’t everyone be somewhat comfortable with this

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14 Factors Illinois Courts Use to Decide if Spousal Maintenance (Alimony) is Appropriate

Most people are very concerned about the amount of a spousal maintenance award or about how long the support obligation will last. However, the first question that must be asked is whether an award for maintenance is even appropriate. In Illinois, decisions about spousal maintenance are controlled by Section 504 of the Illinois Marriage and

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