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Is property divided 50/50 in Illinois?

Illinois is one of those states that has neither equitable distribution laws nor community property laws in place to dictate the property division process. For this reason, it is not uncommon for individuals who are on the brink of divorce to wonder if, like in community property states, divorce judges split marital assets 50/50. The short answer is no.

Navigating the child custody landscape

What does the term "child custody" really mean? Perhaps that was the question in the minds of Illinois legislators when they redrafted the statutes to use "allocation of significant decision-making responsibilities" in the definitions of custody. Unfortunately, if the perplexity of many of our clients is any indication, lawmakers have somewhat confused the matter in their quest for specificity.

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