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Protecting the Family Business in Divorce

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While divorce is always stressful, no matter who the person is that is going through it. When it comes to couples or a spouse that is part of a family business, the stress in these sorts of proceedings can be even more significant.  They are involved in a business with family members, and so now

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Divorce in Your Sixties – What You Need to Know 

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Getting a divorce later in life, often referred to as “grey divorce,” has become increasingly common in Chicago family law courts. As a Chicago divorce attorney, I’ve worked with several older clients who underwent a divorce for a myriad of reasons. Some knew their marriage was failing but choose to postpone their divorce until the

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Private Mediation in Chicago Child Custody Cases

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Using mediation during your Chicago child custody case is a form of a process called “alternative dispute resolution” or ADR. Private mediation is a great way to try to resolve the case and avoid the need to have a Judge decide the outcome. The mediator is someone who is not advocating for either party; they

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False Allegations in a Child Custody Dispute

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False allegations by a former partner are often one of the most common and devastating issues that arise during family law cases and child custody disputes. I cannot count the number of clients I have counseled who are shocked and saddened by false allegations of violence and abuse lobbed at them by their ex, both

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