• What Happens to the Marital Residence During a Divorce

What Happens to the Marital Residence in an Illinois Divorce?

October 7th, 2020|

If marriage is about joining two lives together, then dissolving a marriage involves making important decisions about how things must be divided. More often than not, this includes the family home. As you start to [...]

  • What Goes Into the Discovery Phase of a Divorce?

What Goes Into The Discovery Phase of a Divorce?

August 5th, 2020|

If you are interested in learning more about the divorce process in Illinois, then it’s important to understand the discovery phase — and all that may go into it.  What Does “Discovery” Mean in a [...]

  • 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 [...]