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If you are considering divorce, you probably have many questions about how your property and debt will be divided between you and your spouse. In Illinois, divorcing couples have the option to negotiate their own distribution of property, but if … Continue reading

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Illinois divorces fall into two main categories: contested divorce and uncontested divorce. An uncontested divorce occurs when a divorcing couple is able to reach an agreement about property division, the allocation of parental responsibilities, child support, spousal maintenance, and other … Continue reading

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Domestic violence is sadly a common reality for many families in Illinois and across the country. Domestic violence refers to violence, both emotional and physical, against a family member, housemate, or romantic partner. If you are in an abusive relationship, … Continue reading

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