Category Archives: Family Law

Divorces Rates Involving Adultery

Divorces Rates Involving Adultery The first thing people ask when they hear someone is getting divorced is typically – “is there someone else?”. Current research indicates that both men and women are equally likely to cheat on their partner, a statistic that used to favor men in the past according to love to know @ https://divorce.lovetoknow.com/Rates_of_Divorce_for_Adultery_and_Infidelity. Infidelity is one of the top cited reason couples decide to get divorced. Why does infidelity lead to a divorce? After being cheated on, a spouse will feel angry, confused and wonderContinue reading

Valentine’s Day & Divorce

Valentine’s Day & Divorce – Couples who get married on February 14th are 37% more likely than other couples to split up within five years (who knew)! You can learn more @ https://1079thelink.radio.com/blogs/kelly-meyers/why-you-shouldnt-get-married-valentines-day?fbclid=IwAR0MwwFQYLQygOHIxhBJF2pjOsLZHcZAZVPwcwm028CGS5yDZck763doRgg   If you need divorce or family law help we can help.

Illinois Child Support Estimator / Calculator (2020)

Estimating or calculating child support can be complicated. The Illinois Child Support Estimator is designed to provide a general idea of a child support amount in accordance with the Illinois child support guidelines (750 ILCS 5/505) based upon the information you enter. You can learn more HERE and HERE. **Please note that your actual child support and/or medical support amounts may differ from the results you get from this estimator. The support amount varies depending upon many factors and each situation is different. When calculating or estimating childContinue reading

What Is A QDRO?

In a divorce agreement, a QDRO ensures that an ex-spouse receives a predefined portion of an individual’s retirement plan. Consult with our experienced divorce and family law attorney for help if you would like to learn more. You can learn more @ https://finance.yahoo.com/news/qualified-domestic-relations-order-175101099.html?fbclid=IwAR0XKA12ZMj_DlsvNdNDCbLsrek2GXMumDuvOj-2aitOds_jxr6v09fI6ks

After Divorce – Who Keeps The House?

Almost half of those who felt their ex-partner was mainly at fault for their divorce ended up staying in the family home. You can read more HERE. Selling the home was the ideal outcome for people who blamed themselves for the divorce. If you need help understand your options during a divorce, contact Walters Law Group for help!

Surprises Faced By Women During Divorce

According to MarketWatch women face these surprises during a divorce. They are mostly financial surprises: Assuming child support and/or alimony would be higher or last longer Assuming they could keep the marital home Being unaware of the total size of their marital debt including the primary mortgage, home equity line of credit, auto financing, credit card debt, 401(k) loans and student loans Not anticipating they would have to return to the workforce The staggering cost of health care insurance Underestimating the cost of getting a divorce More women are payingContinue reading