Category: Divorce Lawyer

Has COVID Had an Impact on Divorce in Illinois?
Chicago divorce
Posted September 12, 2022

If you have decided to get a divorce in Schaumburg, IL, you are not alone. As couples are forced to spend time together under strict lockdown regulations, the Covid-19 pandemic has made divorce rates skyrocket to unprecedented levels. The pandemic also affected how courts handle these cases, but that doesn’t mean you should delay your […]

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Do I Have To Pay My Ex-Spouse’s Debts In An Illinois Divorce?
Illinois divorce
Posted June 13, 2022

Dealing with the family estate during a divorce can be one of the most stressful and contentious experiences you can go through. Whether you cannot agree on who gets the car, the family home, or money in a savings account, divorce can be challenging. Add debt division into the equation, and without the help from […]

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How Does Domestic Violence Impact a Divorce Settlement in Illinois?
Posted May 13, 2022

Domestic violence is cruel and inhumane. It can make victims question their existence and sanity for years and is particularly painful for children. While divorce is an understandable solution, Illinois is a no-fault state. This means that this crime or any reason cannot be specifically cited or used as grounds for divorce. However, all is […]

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What are the Top 10 Reasons for Divorce?
Posted October 20, 2021

In the past decade, there has been a significant cultural shift in behaviors and attitudes, which has redefined the meaning of marriage. The view of marriage as a lifelong commitment has greatly been altered. The emphasis now is on individual satisfaction and fulfillment. The US alone reports one of the highest divorce rates in the […]

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What are the Tax Implications of a Business in a High Net Worth Divorce?
Posted September 30, 2021

For most business owners, work and life balance is a myth. Unfortunately, the long hours, stress, and lack of sleep places immense strain on their marriages and other relationships. If you are forced to choose between your business and your spouse, chances are you will choose the former and will have to deal with a […]

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How Do I Prove My Ex Is Hiding Marital Assets?
Posted July 06, 2021

When a married couple reaches a point in their lives in which they believe their bond is broken irretrievably, divorce seems like a reasonable approach. However, whether the couple or one of the spouses has a high net worth or not, either one of them may try to hide marital assets so that they don’t […]

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How Do I Make Sure My Ex Pays Their Share Of Our Debts?
Posted February 18, 2021

Debt division In Illinois is different post-divorce compared to other states. Unlike the latter, the former requires that marital debt be divided equitably, not equally. In other words, a 50/50 division is not allowed. That’s because a number of factors are taken into consideration when it comes to determining who is responsible for what post-divorce. […]

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How Do I Protect My Business Assets During Divorce?
Posted February 04, 2021

Building a business until it is substantially profitable can take years, so how do you protect business assets after all of that effort? The last thing you want is to split business assets with your ex-spouse during a divorce. This can be a problem in Illinois since in the state marital property and assets are […]

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Understanding Illinois Cohabitation Agreements
Posted December 02, 2020

There are several reasons why a couple may choose to remain unmarried. Perhaps they are disheartened by the institution of marriage because of a previous divorce or maybe they just want more freedom. Only the individuals in the relationship can decide if marriage is right for them or not. In Illinois, they can even take […]

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What to Include in Your Divorce
Posted August 12, 2020

A divorce settlement is a binding legal contract between two spouses in which they agree on the terms of their divorce. It is often negotiated with both spouses’ attorneys present to ensure both parties can come to an amicable decision. Before presenting your version of the settlement, make sure it includes the following. The Parenting […]

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