Tag: co-parenting

Evicting your spouse during divorce, is it possible?

Evicting your spouse during divorce, is it possible?

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.

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Illinois’ new ‘Right of first refusal’ law

Illinois’ new ‘Right of first refusal’ law

It is not uncommon in a divorce for one parent to be named the custodial and the other non-custodial.

The custodial parent generally has the physical or legal custody of their children. Meaning their children live with them day-to-day, and the non-custodial parent receives visits or overnight stays.

A new provision under the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act requires the custodial parent to give their ex-spouse the right to watch their children, instead of hiring a third party childcare provider, in the event they will be away from home for a long period of time.

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Divorce Advice from Celebrity Divorce Lawyer – Laura Wasser

Divorce Advice from Celebrity Divorce Lawyer – Laura Wasser

Angelina Jolie, Britney Spears, and Ashton Kutcher are just a few of the well-known celebrities Laura Wasser has represented in divorce. In her new book, “It Doesn’t Have To Be That Way: How to Divorce Without Destroying Your Family Or Bankrupting Yourself,” Wasser shares advise for those going through divorce. Below are her top ten things to keep in mind when getting a divorce:

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