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Unallocated Maintenance is Reviewable, Not Terminable

In the case of the Wojcik’s, the trial court needed to resolve a conflict between the parties regarding their view of what was “Unallocated Maintenance.” The husband, Michael Wojcik, and the wife, Sandra Wojcik, had been married for over 30 years. They resolved their marriage amicably, and Michael agreed to pay Sandra for 60 months.

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Anderson & Boback Promote Jessica Marshall to Partner

Anderson & Boback is pleased to announce the promotion of Jessica C. Marshall to Partner. Marshall began with the Chicago family law firm in 2010 as an associate attorney. Marshall is a dedicated, intelligent, hard-working, and honest attorney with impressive credentials and substantial achievements in the legal community. She focuses her practice on divorce and

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How to Effectively Co-Parent with Your Ex’s Significant Other

Let’s face it raising your child with someone other than your ex can be just as difficult as co-parenting with your ex.  Between different styles of communication and parenting, it can be a complete nightmare. After all, you may not know your ex’s significant other well and may have some resentment towards that person. It

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How to Get Your Child’s Voice Heard in Court

In many family law cases, clients ask how to get their child’s voice heard in court. There is no denying that children of all ages have their own opinions. Sometimes children form their opinions based upon what they learn or hear from adults. Sometimes children generate their own opinions of certain situations. This often depends

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What Are The Requirements Before Filing for Divorce?

Most people are somewhat familiar about how to get married in the State of Illinois. The couple must fill out a marriage application and they both must sign the application. The couple must appear in-person in front of the county clerk with their application and must pay the required marriage license fee. The county clerk

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Allegations of Child Abuse or Neglect and DCFS

DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES AND THE ADMINISTRATIVE APPEALS PROCESS Who is DCFS? The Illinois Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) is the Illinois government department that handles child protective services. It is assigned with the task of investigating allegations of child abuse or neglect in Illinois. DCFS has the duty to protect

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Perfect Timing? When To File For Divorce

There never is a perfect time to file for divorce… When a marriage is headed for divorce, a question of timing usually plays a big part in when a spouse makes the actual decision to file for divorce. Divorce is a big deal. It’s usually hard to talk about divorce with your spouse, whether you

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Does the Government Shutdown Affect Paying Child Support?

I WORK FOR THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT AND WITHOUT MY PAYCHECK I CANNOT PAY CHILD SUPPORT. WHAT SHOULD I DO? You can’t read a newspaper or watch the news without hearing about the current government shutdown and the over 800,000 Federal employees who are missing paychecks. Most of the articles focus on Congress or the President

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When a Parent Has Mental Health Issues

How the Court Can Evaluate Your Spouse (or Your Child’s Other Parent) for Mental Illness in Illinois Child Custody Proceedings Often times marriages or relationships terminate due to underlying factors, such as mental health issues. When a parent suffers from mental illness, it can impact all parts of their lives, especially their ability to parent

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Parenting Plan Issues in the News

Parenting time, formally known as visitation, when the child is sick Sure, it is great when parents are able to truly co-parent for the sake of their children. However, everyone is not so lucky. Many people spend a lot of time working on Allocation Judgments and Parenting Plans in court so that they have something

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