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Illinois guardians can now initiate divorce for mentally disabled

On behalf of The Walters Law Group, Ltd. posted in Divorce on Friday, October 19, 2012. Illinois residents with mental disabilities received a new freedom recently. Until earlier this month, people with mental disabilities who have a guardian could not file for divorce. The only way a person in this situation could get a divorce is if the spouse filed for the divorce. The new law will likely benefit many people, who until now, may have been trapped in abusive marriages. For instance, say a couple gets married and then later on oneContinue reading