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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
For approximately 40 years, Illinois divorce law has required that both parents in a divorce contribute to the tuition of their children. However, the law does not require input from the parents in choosing the college. In short, in Illinois, parents can be forced by the Court to pay for their child to go to … Continue reading Changes to Requirements of Parents to Pay College Tuition in Illinois Divorce Law?