There are common back-to-school issues many divorced and single parents face as summer vacation comes to an end. As children and parents prepare for a new school year, there are a number of issues that arise in family law related matters. From school selection to parenting time schedules, last-minute vacations and school supplies and uniform
Divorce is a difficult situation even for the most well-adjusted people who are going through it. However, divorce oftentimes is the choice of one of the parties to marriage, but not the preference of the second party. A divorce will be granted, regardless of whether or not one party wishes to proceed with one; however,
Dividing retirement accounts during a divorce can be a complex and crucial aspect of the asset division process. To follow are answers to the top five questions that arise regarding dividing retirement accounts in an Illinois divorce. [toc] 1. How is retirement split in divorce in Illinois? Retirement accounts contributed to during a marriage do
In Illinois, we sometimes award a party support from their former spouse, called maintenance. Many other states typically refer to this as alimony or spousal support. In Illinois, the maintenance statute indicates that spousal support will terminate if the recipient of the maintenance cohabits on a continuing, conjugal basis with another person while receiving maintenance.
Everyone reacts differently when faced with the end of their marriage and divorce proceedings. Some people get angry and want to fight, while others get very emotional and may withdraw from the process entirely. Others might try to get back at their spouse or act out by spending exorbitant amounts of money. This is what
Family relationships and dynamics are among the most personal aspects of someone’s life. When the Court system gets involved for any reason, it may feel like a whirlwind that is mostly out of your control. Complying with court orders might seem challenging, especially when dealing with personal family matters. In this article, we discuss the