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We recently shared some advice about how important it is to stay out of the spotlight during your divorce and let your lawyer do the talking. Taking to social media to vent about your soon-to-be ex can damage your case and lead to long-term problems. If you have children, chances are you will be...

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Vaccination Status in Illinois Custody Case

COVID-19 vaccination status is becoming an issue in Illinois custody cases. One unvaccinated mother was recently barred from seeing her son. Source: https://abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/judge-strips-unvaccinated-illinois-mom-rights-son-79731230    

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You Have The Right To Remain Silent

Familiar in the context of criminal law, this is worth applying to your divorce as well. The things you say about your soon-to-be ex, the venting you do on social media, and the things you say in front of your children can all be turned against you during your divorce case. Your best bet is to...

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Will Filing For Bankruptcy in Illinois Relieve Child Support Debt?

Parents struggling to pay bills, including child support, may look to declare bankruptcy to relieve their child support debt. Indeed, some parents assume that by going bankrupt, they will be able to fully escape regular child support payments. However, child support debt cannot be dissolved by an...

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Contested Divorce or Uncontested Divorce

If you and your spouse agree to all of the divorce terms, then an uncontested divorce will occur. However, if you are unable to come to an agreement on certain terms, such as division of assets and spousal support, a contested divorce will occur. In a contested divorce, your case is presented to a...

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