Planning to Remarry? Advice from a Divorce Lawyer

When going through a divorce it’s not uncommon to think “I never want to get married again!” But later, you may fall in love again and be ready to venture into marriage again. …


While doing an initial consultation with an individual looking to get divorced, I have found it is common to get questions about whether it is possible for a divorcing couple to work together with an attorney to do a collaborative divorce, often in an effort to reduce costs or speed…


Spousal Maintenance When Your Ex Refuses to Work

No one likes to pay spousal maintenance (formally called “alimony” or referred to as spousal support). When you are employed and your ex refuses to work, there is a greater reluctance to want to pay maintenance. In Chicago divorces, there is a difference in how judges will treat the situation…


Finding the best child custody lawyer in Chicago may seem like a daunting and intimidating process if you have never been involved in a legal dispute. This is especially true when it comes to a custody case involving your children and fighting for what is best for them.

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What Does It Mean to Be an Unfit Parent?

Parenting disputes, and accusations of being a bad or unfit parent, are extremely common in the world of divorce, juvenile, and family law. Many parents enter the courtroom with a laundry list of accusations of poor parenting against the other parent, often including abuse and/or neglect. However, most allegations are…


What is an Uncontested Divorce?

Unfortunately, there are many negative connotations when it comes to the word “divorce.” Maybe you have personally went through a divorce in the past or maybe you know someone who has. When people think of divorce, it is not uncommon for them to also think of words like fighting, arguing…


Can We Keep Living in the Same House While Getting a Divorce?

When a couple is considering a divorce, oftentimes there is a discussion about the house and who will live there during the divorce process. Whether it is rented or purchased, some people decide that they would like to remain living in the same house during the process of obtaining their…


Client Victory - Avoiding a Default in a Chicago Divorce

Typically, you’d want to avoid a default when you are going through a divorce in Chicago because if not, then the way your marital estate is divided is out of your hands. Recently a client hired us to help her in avoiding a default in a divorce action.

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Top Ways to Avoid Spousal Support in a Chicago Divorce

Spousal support is often a contentious issue in marriages that are substantial in length, where one spouse has outearned the other spouse. Spousal support (formerly called alimony and often referred to as maintenance) is the payment of money from one spouse to another during and/or after divorce proceedings.

How is Spousal Support Determined in Illinois?

The first…


When Divorced Parents Disagree About the COVID-19 Vaccine

There is a lot of disagreement about vaccinations for children and the argument between parents with differing views on this subject is not a new one. Illinois family law attorneys representing parents in this type of disagreement have worked throughout the years to avoid the problem in its entirety by…

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