Selecting an attorney to represent you in your divorce is an important step that can have a lasting impact on your future. To aid you in the process we have prepared a list of questions important to ask in a divorce attorney consultation. How long have you been practicing divorce law in Illinois? The most
Generally speaking, when there is an issue relative to the allocation of parental responsibilities and/or parenting time (formerly known as custody and visitation), the Courts in Illinois will first send the parties to mediation, prior to adjudicating any of the issues in Court. Using mediation in allocation of parental responsibilities disputes can be very effective.
People have heard of prenuptial agreements; those have been common for some time. People are frequently considering postnuptial agreements as well. Whether you are considering a prenup or a postnup, you might want to consider adding your pets to it. People who have pets are now including pet-nuptial provisions within their agreement that address what will
Wonder if there is a way to “fast track” your divorce? Many clients beginning their divorce proceedings want to know how long the process will take. The truth is, a lot of factors contributing to how long the divorce will take are up to the individual parties themselves. As a general rule, the more cooperative
Since the revising of the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act the state of Illinois no longer uses the term “custody”. Previously, a parent with sole custody could make decisions about religion and religious training for their minor child. Now, Illinois has what is referred to as “allocation of parental responsibilities” and one of
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