The Difference Between Legal Separation and Divorce in Illinois

What is the difference between legal separation and divorce in Illinois? The key difference is that divorce results in a dissolved marriage, while legal separation does not. One reason individuals may choose to separate is to ensure they are confident in a decision to divorce. In order to legally...

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Coping With Grief After Your Divorce

When divorce arises, in many cases, grief does as well. Thankfully, due to grief being a universal experience, there have been many strategies devised to get through it. Here are some tips on how to grieve in a healthy manner, and create the best post-divorce version of yourself possible. Divorce...

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Same Sex Marriage in Illinois

Same sex marriage was legalized in Illinois with the passage of the Religious Freedom and Marriage Fairness Act. This law states that all laws applicable to marriage apply equally to same-sex and different-sex couples. Before its passage, Illinois allowed for same-sex couples to enter into civil...

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Gathering Superior Resources for Your Case

When granting parenting time and decision-making responsibilities, the court takes into account what situation would serve the child’s best interests. Throughout parental responsibility cases, we take a detailed approach to gathering information. We strive to reach a successful outcome through...

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Business Valuation in Your Illinois Divorce

The path to a divorce settlement can prove complicated. It can become further complicated when the question of what to do with a business arises. It must be determined how your business will fit into the equitable division model laid out by Illinois law. The value of your business must first be...

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