Month: January 2020

Benefits of a Divorce Support Group
Posted January 22, 2020

A divorce can be a painful and heart-wrenching experience, which can make even the strongest of individuals fall to their knees. Suddenly, your life has been turned upside down, the people who claimed to be your friends disappear and no one can understand what you are going through. If you find yourself in this situation, […]

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What a Protective Order Does for Domestic Violence Victims
Posted January 15, 2020

Domestic violence is a serious issue that can break apart families and usually end with couples in divorce court. In the state of Illinois, victims, regardless of their gender, can get a court order to block their abuser from the family home for their own safety and the safety of their children. This court order […]

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How Are Retirement Accounts Divided?
Posted January 07, 2020

A divorce will affect several aspects of your life, including your retirement plan. As the most valuable item a couple can share, the court can order a retirement plan be divided by the divorcing spouses. In Illinois, the monetary value of a retirement account accumulated before a marriage, does not come under the guidelines of […]

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