• Contested Vs. Uncontested Divorce in Illinois

Contested Vs. Uncontested Divorce in Illinois

June 17th, 2020|

Every divorce comes with several important decisions that have to be made. Being able to reach an agreement about these key decisions with your spouse ultimately determines how your divorce will proceed — including if [...]

  • Divorce and COVID-19

Divorce In the Era of COVID-19

May 6th, 2020|

At the time we’re writing this, the outbreak of novel coronavirus COVID-19 is still dramatically impacting families here in Chicago and around the world. In this unprecedented time, our first priority is making sure that [...]

  • Formula for Calculating Maintenance Payments in Illinois

How Is Maintenance (Formerly Alimony) Calculated In Illinois?

March 25th, 2020|

On top of being emotionally trying, divorce can be a complex and confusing process for all parties involved. This is particularly true when you consider the many financial aspects that must be considered in divorce, [...]

  • Illinois Marital Property

What Is Considered Marital Property In Illinois?

March 4th, 2020|

Many couples see marriage as the opportunity to build a life together. From purchasing a house or a car; to opening up joint financial accounts; to choosing the furniture and artwork that suit your unique [...]

  • A visual representation of a no-fault divorce

Is Illinois A ‘No-Fault’ Divorce State?

February 5th, 2020|

Illinois is considered to be a pure “no-fault” divorce state, and has been since 2016. In other words, this means that the only grounds for divorce recognized in the state is “irreconcilable differences.” The term [...]

I Do…Want a Prenup!

July 13th, 2018|

Premarital (Prenuptial) Agreements (and postnuptial agreements) have become much more common among the middle-class in recent years. Contrary to popular belief, premarital agreements are not just for the celebrities and athletes. There has [...]