Category: Divorce Lawyer

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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Reasons to Go Back to Court Post-Divorce/Judgment
Posted March 26, 2020

A divorce can leave emotional devastation in its wake, but your troubles should stop after the proceedings are complete. However, if the settlement is not in your best interests or your circumstances change after it has been finalized, updating the settlement is a good idea. At that point, you will need to return to court […]

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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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When is Legal Separation Best?
Posted November 13, 2019

In a marriage, there is a possibility to have difference of opinions, which may lead to separation or divorce. Considering the fact divorce can take time before a final agreement is reached, the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act allows for the basis of legal separation as a way to live an independent life, […]

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