Divorce & Family Law Articles

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The purpose of this article is to reveal the potential problems that can arise when a spouse dies during the divorce process. Sadly, many people never get around to having their will drafted. And, as a result, the distribution of their estate may be averse to their unwritten wishes.
Maintenance in Illinois Divorce Cases
Upon divorce in Illinois, it is possible that one spouse may be awarded, and the other spouse ordered to pay, maintenance. Maintenance is support for one spouse from the resources of the other spouse.
Post-Divorce Modification and Illinois Law
Upon completing the divorce process, it is very likely that one’s circumstances will change at some point in the future. This is particularly true if a couple divorces at an earlier stage in life.
Considerations Related to Age when Adopting a Child
The age range of adopted children varies widely and, depending on one’s circumstances, adopting parents may consider several factors prior to making a final decision.
Division of Property upon Divorce: The Impact of a Trust
The division of marital assets is one of the most important and complex steps in the divorce process. Parties must first determine what the marital assets are and the value of them.
Tips for Child Custody and Summer Vacation
Summer is here and that means it is time for summer vacation. For most families, summer means abandoning their regular schedules and cutting loose for two months. When you have a child custody agreement in place, summer vacation can mean fights and chaos.
How Are College Expenses Typically Divided in a Divorce?
For young adults across the United States, attending college is a milestone. It marks the end of one's adolescence and the beginning of one's adulthood, ending with a degree that will hopefully make him or her more marketable to potential employers. It can also bring a financial burden.
Divorce and Your Social Media Network
A recent Censuswide survey found that one in seven divorces in the United States are caused by social media. This is attributed to a variety of reasons
Inside the Minds: Strategies for Family Law in Illinois
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