My Spouse Unexpectedly Filed for Divorce. What Should I do?

It may be shocking when your spouse unexpectedly files for divorce and serves you with divorce papers, but you have to come out of your shock quickly. You do not have time to dwell on the sadness and anger you may feel before taking action. Instead, it is in your best...

Understanding Guardianship in Illinois

Family members and close friends often encounter situations in which they need to take care of each other. Sometimes grandparents have to raise their grandchildren. Sometimes adults have to care for their elderly relatives. Other times, siblings and cousins need to...

The Basics of Adoption in Illinois

If you live in Illinois and want to adopt, your options and the process are dictated by 750 ILCS 50/, known as The Adoption Act. However, your next best step is not to just read up on the law. As comprehensive as the statute is, it will not answer all of your...

How Will my Divorce Affect my Professional Practice?

Whether you are an architect, accountant, doctor, dentist, or another type of licensed professional, you are not an ordinary business owner. Much of your practice is based upon your skills, personality, and reputation. It is not a business that can run on its own...