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Things to Keep in Mind when Determining Who Should Have Child Custody

Posted on by Todd Walters

Divorce law usually varies from state to state in the USA. The laws existing in individual states govern divorce cases. Dissolution of marriage is actually a legal process in which a marriage is legally terminated. Divorce is not an issue in isolation and the divorce law requires resolution of several issues including distribution of property […]


Things you Should Be Aware Of When Filing For Divorce

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Filing for divorce may seem like a difficult thing to do but once you understand what it involves, it is fairly easy to manage. Furthermore, you will always have the guidance of your family law attorney to ensure you do the right thing. Divorce is not a very complicated process, but for it to proceed […]


Ways to Cope With An Impending Divorce Trial

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Everybody hopes to have a good, stable family life and that is the why many people choose to get married and have children. Sometimes though, things just don’t work out and it is just inevitable that a divorce happens. Couples going through a divorce can end up going through great amounts of emotional problems. Couples […]


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 […]