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Is it Time to Modify Child Support? What You Need to Know

If you think it may be time to modify child support ordered by an Illinois court, here’s what you need to know. Child support amounts are determined based on the Illinois Child Support Guidelines. Guideline child support is calculated by first determining the parties’ combined net income. This model of calculating support is referred to

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What is “Discovery” in Divorce?

The Divorce Discovery Process, in General Discovery in divorce is the legal process in which parties can “discover” information regarding the financial information of the other party.  Because an overwhelming amount of people going through the divorce process have little understanding of what marital assets they have, what marital debts they have, what their spouse’s

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Types of Attorney’s Fees in Divorce Cases

There are quite a few variations of attorney’s fees in divorce cases and how those fees get paid during and after a divorce. Generally, there are Interim and Prospective Attorney’s Fees and Costs, contribution due to inability to pay (or if a spouse has a greater ability to pay) as well as contribution to attorney’s fees

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How the Child Custody Process Resolves Child-Related Issues

What happens when parents do not stay together, and disagree on child related issues? When a child is brought into the world there is no guarantee that the child’s parents will stay together, whether they are married or not, at the time of the birth or adoption. If someone takes action in court, then a

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Does Your Child Need a Guardian Ad Litem or Child Representative?

Protecting the best interests of the child is paramount in child-related cases. In most cases, the child’s best interests are usually protected by at least one parent or by both parents. In the case where neither parent can agree on what is in the best interest of their child, the court on its own motion

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Divorce Property Division – A Guide to Equitable Distribution in Illinois

Different states have different methods to determine divorce property division when two parties decide to divorce.  Some states, such as “Community Property” states, divide the parties’ assets 50/50, no matter what. Illinois is not one of those states.  Illinois is what is called an “Equitable Distribution” state. That means that the Court decides who gets

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Illinois Divorce Process: How Long Does it Take to Get a Divorce?

In the Illinois divorce process, either spouse has the option to file for dissolution of marriage since Illinois is a “no-fault” state. A term we hear often, especially in celebrity divorces, is “Irreconcilable Differences.” This term means that the court is generally not interested in who did what. The court is interested, however, in knowing

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What is a Deposition in a Divorce?

When I asked this question to a couple of my friends and even family members only one person was able to answer what is a deposition.  A deposition is an interview of a party or a witness that can be used in court. The parties to the case sit down in a room with their

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