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If you ask five family members or friends for advice on what to do in preparing for your divorce, you are likely to get five different answers. This is not because any of them wrong necessarily, but because there are … Continue reading

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When a couple gets divorced, everyone “knows” that each spouse is entitled to half of everything the couple owns, including the property that each party brought with them into the marriage. This idea is repeated as fact in countless movies, … 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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