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December 2016 Archives

Divorce involving Jesse Jackson Jr. moves forward in Illinois

Divorce can be a difficult situation for any Illinois couple, but it is particularly complicated when there is a significant amount of money involved and it is a high-profile marriage. There can be complex property division, items in dispute, and the need to navigate the difficult pathways that accompany such a situation. As with any legal case, it is wise to have advice from experienced professionals from start to finish. If the end of a marriage is likely to be played out in the media, this is especially true. Regardless of the circumstances, having legal help in moving forward with a divorce is an imperative.

Spousal support still an ongoing dispute in high asset divorce

55821840_S.jpgIllinois couples who have a significant number of assets when they decide to end their marriage will often end up in a dispute regarding property division, spousal support and other issues. A high asset divorce might not seem pertinent to a workaday person, but that does not eliminate the divorce legal issues that come up. In fact, many might be quite similar. With any divorce, one of the key factors is to have competent legal advice that can adapt to any circumstance.

Financial factors to consider when getting a divorce

47837922_S.jpgIllinois couples who are ending their marriage will consider a great many different issues. Finances can be contentious and difficult whether it is a high asset divorce or one of more modest means. Property division, spousal support and other factors will come to the forefront in a divorce. This is particularly true when people over the age of 50 are getting a divorce. Statistics are indicating that these divorces are on the rise. With that in mind, the issues that come up with them should be taken into account.

Failing to finalize a divorce can come back to haunt dads

45814198_S.jpgThe divorce rate in the United States is quite high. Some statistics put it at 50 percent, others closer to one-third. Either number represents a common and sad outcome for many couples. But there are those who do not follow through with legal divorce proceedings even though their marriage is irretrievably broken.

The benefits of working with a family law attorney

34744287_S.jpgWhen people hear the term "family law" they often think of divorce cases. While it's true that divorce is governed by family law, so are marriage, living together, alimony and child support, child custody, adoption, foster care, and other areas related to family life.

Important points about paternity in Illinois

39227810_S.jpgParents in Illinois who are concerned about issues related to paternity need to be aware of basic facts regarding how it is established, which could help avoid any long-term disputes. This is in the best interest of the child as well as the biological parents. Unfortunately, one of the most common legal issues that comes up has to do with paternity. Therefore, it is important to know as much as possible about it in the event that there is a disagreement from any perspective.

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