During divorce proceedings, children are often placed in confusing situations, causing them to feel some type of preference for one parent over the other. Many times the mere observation of parental conflict is enough to cause a child to have feelings of resentment towards one parent on his or her own, but many times one parent is the cause of these feelings, contributing to what is known by child psychologists as Parental Alienation Syndrome.Read More
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As if divorce isn’t complicated already, modern divorcees now have the added component of “social media” to deal with when battling their spouse in court. Social media presents a problem for those who are going through a divorce for many reasons, as your social profile provides an insight into your life that the court might not otherwise have had.Read More
A house is one of the largest assets among a married couple.
As such when the marriage fails it can become one of the most difficult pieces of property to divide. Even during the divorce process the couple may still live in the house. However, Illinois law provides a couple of avenues that would force one spouse to leave the home while the proceedings are ongoing.Read More
Child support is a common settlement in many divorces. However, it’s not always guaranteed to come in every month.
Read more for some tips to deal with non-payment of child support.
What’s mine is yours. What’s yours is mine.
In some marriages people tend to share everything with their spouse. However, when it comes to divorce not everything is split 50/50. There is a difference between marital property and non-marital property.
In Illinois, the courts try to keep this area black and white, however, as with every law there are gray areas. Generally speaking marital property is everything obtained by the couple after the moment they say “I do.”Read More