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Do I Need a Divorce Lawyer If We Agree on Everything?

You should have a lawyer – even if you agree on everything.  You want to make sure that your divorce is done properly and completely so you don’t have any surprises or unexpected issues come up at a later date if something was forgotten or left undone.  Often, I am asked, can we use the

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What is the “Waiting Period” for Filing for Divorce in Chicago, Illinois?

The “waiting period” and other jurisdictional issues can be very confusing when a couple is contemplating filing for a divorce.  When it comes to a waiting period for filing for divorce in Chicago, there are generally two separate questions or issues that arise in these discussions. Waiting Period Question 1: Do I have to wait

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Divorcing a Financially Abusive Spouse in Illinois

You want to divorce your financially abusive spouse.  So, what exactly does that mean?  Some people do not realize that they are victims because they have always let their spouses handle the money.  Your spouse controls everything, from how much you are allowed to spend on groceries, to how much money is spent on the

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Before You File for Divorce in Illinois Consider This…

Before you file for divorce there are a number of considerations to keep in mind. Once you file for divorce in Illinois, there are many changes that occur once parties. It can be difficult to determine whether or not you want to file when you want to file, and how it will impact you and

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Are Divorced Parents Required to Pay for College in Illinois?

As Chicago divorce lawyers clients with children often if divorced parents are required to pay for college. The general simplified answer is “yes”.  The law in Illinois is that if the parents of a college-age child are unmarried (either divorced or never married to each other) the Court can require each parent to contribute to the

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Is It Too Soon to Call a Chicago Divorce Lawyer?

Nobody wants to think that their marriage is headed toward divorce.  When there are problems in the marriage, people rarely call a Chicago divorce lawyer.  People seem to think that the act of calling a divorce attorney means you are committed to a divorce, when really what a person needs is some trusted legal advice. 

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Fulfilling Support Obligations During Stay-at-Home Order

So many Americans are struggling due to the financial implications of COVID-19. A lot of Americans – including Illinois families –  are still unable to work and losing a lot of income because many establishments closed as a direct result of the stay-at-home order.  While the stimulus package should have helped some Americans, it most

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