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Prenuptial agreements, or “prenups” for short, have long been misunderstood. Some people incorrectly believe that signing a prenuptial agreement with your fiancé means that you are destined to get divorced. This is no truer than saying that buying car insurance … Continue reading

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One of the most contentious issues during many divorces is the division of marital assets. In Illinois, marital property and debt is divided though a method called equitable distribution. Some states simply split the marital estate in half during divorce, … Continue reading

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Many parents who get divorced choose to co-parent their child. If you plan on sharing custody—formally called the allocation of parental responsibilities—with your child’s other parent, you will be required to create a parenting agreement. This agreement is used by … Continue reading

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