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Blog Posts in May, 2018

  • What Are the Grounds for Divorce in Illinois?

    Every state handles divorce in a slightly different way, whether it involves how assets and property are divided, or if fault is required to file for a divorce. In Illinois, a spouse can file for divorce under traditional fault grounds, but it is also possible to file under irreconcilable differences, which is essentially a no-fault option. Below are some of the fault grounds under which you can ...
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  • What to Expect During the Divorce Process

    If you have never gone through a divorce, you might not know what to expect during this inherently emotional process. While no two divorces are alike, there are some things you can expect to happen, especially if your case ends up going through litigation. With a little more clarity and insight, you can navigate this situation with more realistic expectations and ease. Below are some things you ...
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  • Divorcing as a Business Owner: What You Need to Know

    Divorce can be complicated and, for business owners, it can be even more difficult to navigate as you begin to untangle and divide certain assets and liabilities. In Illinois, once property is classified as separate or marital and assigned a value, it will be distributed among both parties. This can be fairly straightforward when it comes to bank accounts, but a little hairy when it comes to a ...
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  • Divorce vs. Separation: Understanding the Differences

    If your marriage is troubled and you are considering your options moving forward, you have likely considered the idea of getting a divorce or legal separation. You might also be wondering what the differences between the two are and which is more suitable for your goals. These are important and valid questions, so before you settle on either one of these options, take a moment to learn more about ...
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