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April 2013 Archives

McCourt divorce returns to court, wife wants at least $900 million

There can be many complex financial considerations during a divorce. Keeping a home, appraising a family home, valuing the future income stream from a retirement account or Social Security, and simply separating the finances of a couple becoming two separate households.

First major family law revision in 35 years pending in Illinois legislature

Legislation has been introduced in the Illinois House that would make changes to many family law sections of the Illinois statutes. The last major overhaul of the divorce law was completed in 1977, and special committee has spent the last four years working on revisions that would modernize Illinois divorce law with the goal making it more efficient.

Some child custody situations can be worse than you can imagine

Child custody cases can involve all manner of issues. Some parents can decide in a civilized fashion how to determine their parenting time, and are willing to work together for their children's best interest even as their marriage is breaking apart. For other parents, so many factors can intervene that they cannot get past their mutual distrust and ill will, even if it works against their children.

Facebook can haunt you in a divorce or child support case

Social media is still a recent invention, and as a society, we are still adjusting to how it affects our lives. But one thing is clear, Facebook is the greatest invention for generating evidence for divorce attorneys and, at least in one case, district attorneys.

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