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Gambling is going to become to become more prevalent in Illinois. Illinois has passed a law that is going to make gambling more prevalent, casinos, gambling, and fantasy sports are going to have a much greater impact on divorce. First, the new law will allow new casinos to be built throughout Illinois, including in Chicago … Continue reading Casinos, Fantasy Sports, and Divorce
Maintenance or spousal support has always been an emotional, conflict causing topic in divorces. The paying spouse does not want to pay the other spouse additional money monthly after the marriage is ended. The relationship is over is the philosophy. The maintenance receiving spouse believes that he or she is entitled to compensation for supporting … Continue reading Big Changes to Illinois Maintenance Laws
Divorce can be difficult enough. However, when you are dealing with laws of another country, it can become more complicated. You will have to pay attention to additional details, rules, and laws when your divorce involves laws from another country. Let’s say you live in Illinois and you want to get divorced. You have been … Continue reading Divorces and Other Countries
Illinois Supreme Court Rule 294 has been enacted and prohibits an attorney from representing a client in a divorce case when the attorney has participated in the collaborative process on behalf of either party. What is the collaborative process in divorce and why is this important? The collaborative law process is a philosophy and process … Continue reading Illinois Divorce Rules Embrace the Collaborative Process