• What to Expect During a Prove-Up Hearing In an Illinois Divorce

What to Expect During a Prove-Up Hearing In an Illinois Divorce

July 5th, 2021|

You’ve gone through the process of filing for a Petition for Dissolution of Marriage. You and your attorney have navigated discovery, and you’ve made it through rounds of negotiations with your spouse and their attorney [...]

  • What Happens When a Divorce Goes to Trial In Illinois

What to Expect When a Divorce Goes to Trial In Illinois

April 23rd, 2021|

Does the idea of divorce conjure up images of angry men and women arguing in front of a judge in a brightly lit courtroom? Decades of Law & Order and countless movies have created the [...]

  • Myths About Divorce

Unpacking 6 Common Myths About Divorce In Illinois

January 6th, 2021|

Divorce is one of those topics on which everyone seems to have an opinion— although the fact of the matter is that many people here in Illinois actually believe some outdated or flat-out incorrect myths [...]

  • Planning Ahead for Life Transitions In 2021 With a Chicago Attorney

Planning Ahead for 2021: How a Family Attorney Can Help

December 22nd, 2020|

2020 has been an unpredictable and unorthodox year — and with 2021 just around the corner, now is the time to plan ahead for whatever the new year might have in store.  The year behind [...]

  • Illinois Child Support

What Does Child Support Cover In Illinois?

December 9th, 2020|

For anyone thinking about the ins and outs of getting a divorce in Illinois, child support is one of the most important considerations to keep in mind — and can also be one of the [...]

  • How to Talk About a Prenup In Your Relationship

How to Talk About a Prenup With Your Partner

November 17th, 2020|

Prenups are not only for the rich, famous, and ultra wealthy. Instead, they can be useful for any couple looking to enter into their marriage with clarity and peace of mind. Prenuptial agreements can help [...]

  • 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, [...]