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Before July 2017, the way child support was calculated in Illinois was considered by many to be outdated and ineffective. The previous method of calculating child support was based almost solely on the income of non-custodial parent—the parent with fewer … Continue reading

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Tragically, domestic violence in the United States is shockingly common. It is estimated that 10 million women and men become victims of physical domestic abuse each year. This means that, on average, nearly 20 people per minute are abused by … Continue reading

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If you have been considering filing for divorce, you probably have many questions and concerns. One such question may be “Will I have to make support payments to my ex-spouse?” Spousal support, also called spousal maintenance or alimony, helps limit the negative … Continue reading

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It seems like the subject of infidelity is everywhere. Most of us know someone who has been affected by unfaithfulness in their relationship, or we have been the victim of infidelity ourselves. Recently, musician Jay-Z admitted to cheating on his … Continue reading

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If you are considering divorcing your spouse, you probably have many questions. One of them may be the question of how you and your spouse’s property will be divided after you split. You may be wondering to yourself, “Who will stay … Continue reading

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Divorce touches the lives of all different types of people. Both men and women, the young and old, and people of all ethnicities and socioeconomic backgrounds are affected by divorce. No one is destined for divorce purely based on their … Continue reading

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This is a special time of year for many of us. Families that celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Yule, or other winter holidays will gather for special meals, the exchanging of presents, and reunions with old friends. As the holiday season … Continue reading

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In addition to being an emotionally exhausting experience, divorce can also be expensive. However, there is no rule that says that divorcing your spouse has to break the bank. Following a few simple guidelines can help control the cost of … Continue reading

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During a divorce, it is easy to become overwhelmed by the sheer amount of paperwork and legal requirements that must be managed and met. Few procedures are more likely to provoke this reaction than discovery, simply because the scope of … Continue reading

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Very few divorce agreements ever remain totally unmodified, and some of the most common modifications involve parenting time. For a variety of reasons, parenting time divisions are extremely likely to change, though in some cases it is possible to successfully … Continue reading

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