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The case dealing with this issue was In re Marriage of Wendy W., 2022 IL App (1st) 201000 (March 24, 2022) 4th Div., Cook County. After the couple’s divorce was completed, the mother sought to restrict the father’s parenting time based on allegations that the father would continue to interfere with the medical services necessary for the child’s mental health.
In 2016, Illinois became a no-fault divorce state, joining in a national trend away from fault-based divorces and focusing instead on the best interests of the family. As of 2016, all divorces in Illinois have only one available ground for divorce: that irreconcilable differences have caused the irretrievable breakdown of the marriage, that efforts at reconciliation have failed or that
As divorce lawyers in Chicago, Illinois, an issue that we deal with from time to time is when a divorce judgment has allowed a spouse to stay in the marital home for a long period of time (in some cases up to 3 years), and then refinance the home. The situation gets worse when the spouse’s credit does not enable
A complex divorce is a divorce that deals with complex issues like child custody, one or more of the parties holding a business interest, or perhaps there are significant debts. Typically, a complex divorce utilizes professionals in other fields other than domestic relations. Essentially, any case where the answer to the problem is not always readily clear without some form
As a Chicago divorce attorney, I get so many questions about whether people need legal representation before signing a marital settlement agreement. What could be more important than dividing up the monies and assets you accumulated during the marriage or securing your pension? When you realize that your marital settlement agreement is drafted in such a way that is not
Back-to-school season can be very chaotic and challenging. School supplies need to be purchased, back-to-school wardrobes need to be ready, backpacks need to be full, lunches need to be made and extra-curricular activities need to be selected. Being separated or divorced from your child(ren)’s other parent can make this time even more challenging. Here are some reminders and tips to
As a Chicago family law attorney, learning the client’s story of their marriage is an integral part of understanding the issues that led to the breakdown of the marriage, and how those issues will continue to impact the parties during the divorce process. By the time I speak to a client, that person has usually already made up their mind