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Benefits of Signing a Prenuptial Agreement

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A prenuptial agreement is actually a legal agreement specifying exactly how the division of assets would take place in the event of a divorce. With the increasing prevalence of divorces it makes good sense to enter into a prenuptial agreement as per common statutes of Family Law prevalent in the USA. There has been a distinct […]


Some Signs Your Marriage May Not Make It

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Some Signs Your Marriage May Not Make It Every relationship goes through its share of happy and sad times. Furthermore no relationship is perfect, it takes effort to ensure that your relationship works. Marriages are another ball game altogether. You have to be committed and focused on making things work even if it seems that […]


Benefits of a Mutual Agreement During Divorce

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Benefits of a Mutual Agreement During Divorce If you think your marriage is headed for a divorce, you will probably have several questions in your mind. The most common doubts pertain to whether you are making the right decision by heading for a divorce. Sometimes, couples try hard to make their marriage work but somehow, […]


Same-Sex Marriage Legal in Land of Lincoln

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This is a year of great change for same-sex couples in Illinois and across the United States. In June 2014, same-sex marriage finally became legal and paved the way for married couples of the same sex to generally enjoy the same protections and rights to medical, insurance, tax, and other benefits as opposite-sex married couples […]


Protect Your Personal Data & Privacy When Going Through a Divorce

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With the many emotional things people deal with when going through divorce, sometimes the most simple, obvious, and critical steps people should immediately take to protect their privacy, finances, and future get overlooked. Those steps are with regard to data and personal information, and sometimes just a few clicks can prevent serious damage to your […]


What will happen to my retirement, 401(k), pension and other assets in a divorce? How will our assets be split?

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People considering divorce face a flood of concerns: about their children, and their futures, their home, their finances, and their belongings. There are many challenging aspects to divorce, one of which is dividing assets. What happens to assets during a divorce? The first thing to know is the difference between pre-marital assets and marital assets. […]


Pet Custody and Divorce & Family Law

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A Chicagoland man located in Carol Stream has asked a Will County, Illinois judge to let an arbitrator decide who keeps and gets custody of the former couples black lab dog. You can learn more @ http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/chi-divorcing-couple-struggles-with-pet-custody-20140716,0,1160756.story. According to the article linked above, there has been a sharp rise in pets mentioned in divorce and family […]


Divorce Law requires compassion, sympathy and assertiveness

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If you are planning a divorce, you need an experienced divorce and family attorney who is sympathetic to your individual situation. Divorce proceedings are hurtful enough as it is, an attorney who is compassionate and  understanding can ensure that the proceedings are as painless as possible for you and your whole family. We are compassionate […]


Make Sure Your Child Is Well Supported After Divorce

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If you are headed for a divorce, making sure that your child or children are well supported is of uptmost importance. Child support matters are perhaps the most hotly-debated topic in relation to the break up of a marriage. As a parent, it must be your wish that your child gets the support he or […]


An Amicable Divorce is Possible with a Good Attorney by Your Side

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With long custody battles and fights for property and assets, divorces have always been full of strife. However, they don’t really have to be so. If you are getting divorced and both you and your spouse want an amicable legal separation, then an uncontested divorce can settle everything discreetly and with dignity. It is great […]