Orders of Protection in Illinois

In some family matters, issues may become particularly heated. In turn, a party’s wish for an order of protection may arise. In Illinois, three types of orders of protection exist: An Emergency Order of Protection is temporary, only lasting from 14-21 days A Temporary Order of Protection is short...

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Spending or Hiding Assets Before a Divorce

Divorce is not easy and comes with significant financial implications both for you and your partner. Have you thought of spending some money or hiding certain assets before you divorce your spouse? Bad idea! Out of anger and strife with your partner, you might contemplate hiding some financial...

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How to Guard Your Safety Amid a Domestic Dispute

If you are divorcing an abusive spouse, it is important to be aware of how to stay safe throughout the process. Even if your spouse has never exhibited abusive behavior, the ample stress the divorce process promises may cause them to scarily lash out. Here are five tips on how to stay safe during...

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Illinois Child Support Modification Laws

In what circumstances can child support be modified, according to Illinois law? One situation in which Illinois law deems a child support modification appropriate is if there are significant changes such as an unexpected injury or a child’s needs increase. An additional situation is if a parent’s...

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Learning How To Co-Parent After Divorce

Dealing with a failing marriage may lead you to seek a divorce. While some divorce proceedings proceed forward with little conflict, others can become contentious. Some of the most polarizing issues Rockford couples face as they divorce have to do with children. Some of the most well-intentioned...

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