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Despite the rise in divorce in American culture in the last few decades, there are still a number of pervasive misconceptions about the process and the laws that govern it. In many cases, these misunderstandings are the result of overly … Continue reading

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There are many different types of life insurance policies available to provide a level of financial security for your loved ones. While the type of policy you choose should be based on your needs and those of your family, the … Continue reading

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When you are going through a divorce, there are a number of important considerations to be made. You, your spouse, or both will probably have to find a new place to live. If you are a parent, you will need … Continue reading

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Depending upon the circumstances surrounding your marriage and divorce, you may feel that you should be entitled to spousal maintenance payments from your ex-spouse. Unlike child support, spousal support is not presumed to be appropriate in every situation. Instead, Illinois … Continue reading

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When a marriage comes to an end, both spouses often find themselves in challenging financial situations. In many cases, however, one spouse is frequently more economically disadvantaged, having relied the other spouse’s income throughout much of the marriage. Spousal maintenance, … Continue reading

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If you are currently paying spousal maintenance or alimony, as it is often known, you have probably wondered, at some point, how long such payments will need to continue. As with most aspects of divorce, the answer depends on the … Continue reading

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With all of the talk in family law circles about the new legislation slated to take effect in 2016, it bears pointing out that many are still unaware of the potential impact of a divorce-related law that has now been … Continue reading

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Spousal support, also referred to as alimony, has traditionally been awarded to wives as part of a divorce settlement. However, in recent years, evolving family situations and changing social norms have started to challenge that tradition. In a survey of 1,600 … Continue reading

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It is that time of year again–tax season–and if you have gone through or are in the process of going through a high-asset divorce, one of the issues you now may have to deal with is the effect alimony payments may … Continue reading

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