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Trial Court Must Address Immigrant Spouse’s Promise to Support Claim

In re Marriage of Bychina, 2021 IL App (2d) 200303 (June 18, 2021), Elena, the Petitioner in this Illinois divorce case, had recently come to this country from Russia.  On her immigration form, Boris, her husband, indicated a promise to support her if she came to this country.  When Elena wanted to come into the

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Postnuptial Agreements – What You Need to Know

A postnuptial agreement is a legal document that explains and designates how property will be divided in the event of a divorce.  It is very similar to a premarital (or pre-nuptial) agreement, except a premarital agreement is signed prior to the marriage and a postnuptial agreement is signed after the marriage has already occurred.   While

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I’ve Been Served with Divorce Papers. Now What?

So, you just got served with Illinois divorce papers or a child custody action. Now what? Whether you suspected this legal action might happen, once you’ve been served there is no time to waste taking necessary steps to protect yourself. First of all, do not ignore the fact that you have been served. Be forewarned!

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Tips for Long-Distance Parenting Plans

When parents are no longer together, living far away from a child’s other parent can make parenting time schedules extremely complicated.  Between arranging for travel back and forth as well as figuring out logistics, it can be complex to try and come up with an adequate schedule for the children and their other parent.  There

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Termination of Maintenance Case: In re the Marriage of Aspan

Karyn Aspan was granted maintenance from her husband Thomas Aspan.  Shortly after the divorce was granted, Tom filed a motion to terminate the maintenance award.  In the motion, Tom argued that Karyn was living with a man, Ronald Hessa, and because of that living arrangement, his obligation to pay her maintenance should end.  The court

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When is a 50/50 Parenting Plan in the Best Interests of the Child?

As Chicago family law attorneys, we are often asked by clients if a 50/50 parenting plan is possible for children following a divorce. Recently, the Appellate Court reversed a trial court’s ruling giving the parents a 50/50 schedule in the case In re Marriage of Rachael Virgin and Justin Virgin  [2021 IL App (3d) 190650]. 

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