How Is Property Divided in a Divorce?

Going through a divorce doesn’t just mean parting ways and forming new lives independently of one another; it also means divvying up property. While couples are encouraged to divide property on their own in a manner that they see fit and both agree to outside of...

Am I Required to Prove Where Child Support Goes?

When two people have a child together in the state of Illinois, both are responsible for providing for that child financially, even if the couple does not live together or is not married. Typically, the state assumes that the custodial parent is fulfilling this duty,...

The First 5 Steps in Divorce

Before a married couple can legally be recognized as separate and independent from one another, they must file for a divorce. In the state of Illinois, divorce is a multi-step process, and one that takes time, and typically the help of an experienced divorce attorney....

Forming a Holiday Parenting Schedule

From Thanksgiving to Hanukkah to Christmas and more, there is no doubt that November kicks off the holiday season for people in Illinois from a variety of cultures and backgrounds. Which is why for parents who are divorced or separated, taking the time to form a...

What Is an Uncontested Divorce?

When a couple is going through a divorce, the divorce is typically described in one of two ways: contested or uncontested. As with most things in life, an uncontested divorce is ideal, as this refers to a divorce in which disagreements between the couple are...