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    The latest posts for Divorce are listed below.
    • Are You Paying Your Attorney An Up Charge?

      Over the years there has developed a billing practice among certain Attorneys to add to the retainer contract an up charge for going to Court … which many clients blindly accept … without question... The Attorney, for example, may bill $275/hr for in office work and $300/hr for going to Court. ________________________________________ At The Divorce and Family Law Offices of Wakenight ...
    • Six Modern Divorce Trends

      Several divorce trends that once held steady for a long time have begun to change in recent years due in large part to a new generation of people growing up, marrying, and then choosing to divorce. In this blog, we take a look at six trends that have begun to change in recent years and discuss why this change may be occurring. Divorces Are Decreasing This may come as a surprise to some people, but ...
    • Obstacles in Late-Life Divorces

      Couples who enter a divorce after the age of 60 may be faced with obstacles that are unique to late-life divorces. Unfortunately, older couples terminate their marriage for the same reason a younger couple would. Regardless of the reason, there are complexities inherent to these types of divorces that older couples must be able to navigate. In this blog, our Illinois divorce attorney explains how ...

    Family Law

    The latest posts for Family Law are listed below.
    • Are You Paying Your Attorney An Up Charge?

      Over the years there has developed a billing practice among certain Attorneys to add to the retainer contract an up charge for going to Court … which many clients blindly accept … without question... The Attorney, for example, may bill $275/hr for in office work and $300/hr for going to Court. ________________________________________ At The Divorce and Family Law Offices of Wakenight ...
    • How is Child Support Determined in Illinois?

      Whether you were married or not, child support in Illinois is usually ordered. . . if a case is filed. The rare exception is where the parties have the same income and spend the same amount of time caring for the child(ren). Illinois Family courts determine how much child support should be paid by applying the guidelines for setting child support found in the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of ...
    • Knowing When to Switch Divorce Attorneys

      The quality of representation you choose to hire is in your control – should you find yourself with representation that is unsatisfactory, you should not hesitate to take action and move forward in your case with another lawyer by your side. In this blog, our Illinois divorce attorney explains when to know it’s time to switch divorce attorneys. Lack of Availability There are a number ...
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