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Remote Prove-Up Hearings During the COVID-19 Pandemic

If you were at a point where you were ready to finalize your divorce before the COVID-19 pandemic and shelter-in-place order, and now feel unsure about how to move forward, schedule a remote prove-up hearing. Although courts are primarily closed to non-emergency matters, the courts are still running. Judges are still conducting hearings, issuing rulings,

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5 Helpful Tips When Divorcing Over 50

Divorcing over 50, sometimes called a “gray divorce”, comes with some unique challenges. While divorce is rarely easy, without careful planning and sound legal advice, going through a divorce after decades of marriage can take a significant toll on your emotional and financial health.  Therefore, planning for this difficult and life-altering event is important to

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When Divorce and Bankruptcy Collide

If you are looking at filing for divorce and bankruptcy, which do you do first? Couples may choose to file for bankruptcy jointly before getting a divorce. This will allow them to discharge both parties’ debts before filing for divorce and taking the issue of debt division out of the divorce process as much of

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Grandparents Gain Custody and Trump the Rights of Biological Parents

The petitioners, in this case, were the grandparents of the child in question.  The grandparents gain custody of their granddaughter after filing a petition to establish custody.  In that petition, they alleged that they’d been caring for their granddaughter since she was an infant.  The biological mother fought back, stating in her court pleadings that

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Should You Pursue a Contested or Uncontested Divorce?

Getting a divorce doesn’t have to be a fight, and most times, after some initial problems are resolved, the vast majority of cases never go to trial.  When people first get started, however, they want to know the difference between a divorce that is contested or uncontested.  Whether you believe your divorce will be contested

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Which Parent is Favored in Illinois Child Custody Cases?

When Illinois parents breakup, some wonder if either parent is favored when it comes to child custody cases. Studies show that in 51% of custody decisions, both parents agree that the mother should be the primary custodial parent. This statistic may seem daunting to fathers seeking child custody. Instead of giving up, however, fathers should

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Do You Have to Abide by Your Parenting Order During the Stay-at-Home Order?

Illinois Coronavirus Stay-at-Home” Order Impact on Parenting Orders As you are all aware, the Illinois governor has ordered that starting today at 3:00 p.m., all the residents of Illinois are ordered to stay-at-home. Grocery stores will still be open and so will pharmacies. If you aren’t a first responder or some other emergency personnel, in

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