Who Keeps the House in a Divorce?

Dividing Property in Divorce Many divorcing spouses believe the common misconception that during divorce, all property is divided equally between the parties. In some states, this 50/50 style of property division is called community property division. However,...

Legal Paternity and Fathers’ Rights

here is a common misconception that fathers do not have equal parental rights in custody and child support disputes. Decades ago, mothers were given preference in most custody matters. However, the current law recognizes both parents’ rights to their child, as well as...

FAQs: Child Custody in Illinois

If you are considering filing for child custody in Illinois, or are already facing a custody dispute, you likely have numerous questions. It is important to understand that there may be complex legal challenges that arise in your case. There is also important...

Calculating Child Support in Illinois

Family law cases can be contentious due to the emotional nature of the dispute. This is especially common in cases that involve children. In fact, child support matters are notorious for often causing a great deal of strife between the two parents. Furthermore,...