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Business Valuation and Divorce – Plan for the Unforeseen

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Categorized as High Asset Divorce, Property Division

Table of ContentsBenefits of a Business ValuationBusiness Valuation MethodsMarket Value Business Valuation MethodAsset-Based Business Valuation MethodsROI-Based Business Valuation MethodHow do you choose which valuation method to use?Valuation of “Personal Goodwill” A business valuation helps plan for unforeseen circumstances, details an exit strategy for the owners and lays out an execution plan for expansion; Business valuations

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How Do I Use Text Messages in Divorce Court?

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Categorized as Divorce, Divorce Litigation

Table of ContentsPreserving All Text Messages for Use in CourtDo Not Omit Any TextsText Messages Must Relate to the Issues in Your CaseProof Required Showing Texts Were From Your Ex-SpouseCorroborating Date and Time of MessagesUsing ScreenshotsUsing Phone BillCopies of Text Messages from Cell Phone Provider Not Available Text messages in divorce court can be important

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If My Ex Has an Increase in Income Can I Modify Child Support?

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Categorized as Child Support, Child Support Modification

Table of ContentsAttempt to Modify Child Support In Re Marriage of SalvatoreA Change in the Law Does Not Meet a Substantial Change In CircumstanceIn Re Marriage of Salvatore Case BackgroundWife Argued Husband’s Financial Records with FictitiousHusband’s Financial Records “Not the Most Accurate”Mother’s Income Was Not a Factor in Determining Father’s Child Support ObligationModification of Child

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Finding Hidden Assets in an Illinois Divorce – Top 7 Questions Answered

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Categorized as Divorce, Divorce Process, High Asset Divorce, Illinois Divorce

Table of ContentsShould I waive the discovery process in my divorce?How do I find hidden assets during my divorce?Is it possible marital assets are being hidden inside a business?Business ExpensesShielding IncomeHiding Assets with Family and FriendsWhat will the Court do if I’ve conducted formal discovery and I later find out about a hidden asset?What are

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Hidden Assets in Divorce: Show Me the Money!

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Categorized as Divorce, Divorce Litigation, High Asset Divorce

Table of ContentsFinding Hidden Assets During the Divorce ProcessHandling the Scheming SpouseDivorce Discovery to Find Hidden AssetsHead Straight to the Source with SubpoenasGo Over Financial Records with a Fine-Tooth CombSubpoena Additional Entities to Reach Undisclosed AccountsIs Discovery Always Needed in High Asset Divorce? Dealing with hidden assets in a high-net-worth divorce is not an uncommon

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Cyber-Spying: Spying on Your Spouse is Easier than Ever

Table of ContentsLawyer Turned Pinkerton DetectiveSpying on Your Spouse in an Illinois DivorceListening Devices Used to Spy on the Other ParentRecording a Person in Illinois Without Their Knowledge is IllegalCyber-Spying through Use of Shared PropertyGPS TrackingSpyware in the BedroomSpying on Your Spouse Can Lead to Criminal ChargesShared Devices and Knowledge of PasswordsiPhones, iPads, and “Apple

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