Prenuptial Agreements in High Net Worth Divorces

There are many common misconceptions about prenuptial agreements. Many people mistakenly think that creating a prenuptial agreement is a waste of time, or that such an agreement is an indicator that the couple will certainly get divorced. The reality is that signing a...

FAQs About Filing for an Order of Protection

Domestic violence is a problem that unfortunately plagues every community. Too often, victims of this violence do not realize that they can seek the protection of the law through an order of protection. An order of protection, sometimes called a restraining order,...

The “Best Interests” Standard of Child Custody

In Illinois, any family law matter that relates to a child is measured by a legal standard known as the “best interests standard.” Essentially, this means that the child’s best interests take top priority in the case. Figuring out the best interests, under the legal...

Legal Separation in Illinois

If you are considering filing for divorce in Illinois, there is important information you need to know. A divorce is a complex legal process, and can be a lengthy process as well. When you think about filing for divorce, there are numerous considerations to make....