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DePaul College of Law – 2018 Alumni Reception

DePaul Law through the Office of Alumni Relations hosted a DePaul College of Law Alumni Reception on the evening of Wednesday, October 3, 2018, at River Roast in Chicago’s Loop. The purpose of the event was to bring alumni together, older and recent, celebrate DePaul’s legal community and many accomplishments. The Reception featured remarks from

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Dating After Divorce With Kids – Advice from a Divorce Lawyer How to Keep the Peace for Your Children’s Sake

Thinking about dating after divorce with kids? It is safe to say that most people do not want strangers around their children. So, what about when you start dating after a divorce. How do you keep the peace for your children’s sake after a divorce or a break-up? Shouldn’t everyone be somewhat comfortable with this

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14 Factors Illinois Courts Use to Decide if Spousal Maintenance (Alimony) is Appropriate

Most people are very concerned about the amount of a spousal maintenance award or about how long the support obligation will last. However, the first question that must be asked is whether an award for maintenance is even appropriate. In Illinois, decisions about spousal maintenance are controlled by Section 504 of the Illinois Marriage and

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Saving the Sloth Bears – Eradicating the Dancing Bears of India

I guess I must have lived quite the sheltered life because I never knew there was such a thing as a “dancing bear.” During the Middle Ages, dancing bears were a common and popular form of street entertainment throughout Europe and Asia. As the years have passed, it has become less common. There were still

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Military Divorce Series: Military Disability in Divorce

Military Disability in Divorce is the third installment of a 4 part series on the changes you need to know to stay up to date on the laws affecting military divorce, including military disability programs and related compensation. This information was presented by Janice Boback at the National Business Institute Continuing Legal Education for Professionals in

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Collaborative Divorce and the Positive Impact of Illinois Supreme Court Rule 294

Today more Chicago couples are turning to collaborative divorce. For most of us, the word “divorce” brings to mind lengthy court battles, tens of thousands of dollars spent on attorneys’ fees, heartbreak, anger, and endless custody disputes. While it is true many of those cases exist, there are couples who would like to take a

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Beware: Big Changes to the Illinois Spousal Maintenance Law in 2019

Big changes are coming to the Illinois spousal maintenance law (spousal support) specifically Section 504 of the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act (IMDMA). This section deals with maintenance, which was formally referred to as “spousal support” or “alimony.” The changes are set to take effect on January 1, 2019. This is big news

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Military Divorce Series: The New Blended Military Retirement System (BMRS)

II. THE NEW BLENDED MILITARY RETIREMENT SYSTEM (BMRS) The following is the second of a 4 part series on the changes you need to be aware of in order to stay up to date on the laws affecting Military Divorce, as presented by Janice Boback at the National Business Institute Continuing Legal Education for Professionals

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