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What Are Grounds for Divorce?

What Are Grounds for Divorce?

What Are Grounds for Divorce?In addition to ending a relationship, which can be painful in itself, there are a whole host of issues the couple needs to sort out during a divorce. It's complex, and it's a lot of work. And it begins by determining the grounds (i.e., the...

End of Summer Family Fun

End of Summer Family Fun

End of Summer Family FunWhether you're dreading the back-to-school routine or looking forward to it, the end of Summer is inevitable. Backpacks and multi-colored two-pocket folders fill the shelves at our favorite Big Box stores, and kiddos are already asking for the...

Untying the Knot: A Look at Prenuptial (and Postnuptial) Agreements

Untying the Knot: A Look at Prenuptial (and Postnuptial) Agreements

Untying the Knot: A Look at Prenuptial (and Postnuptial) AgreementsThe wedding vows: "To have and to hold, from this day forward, for better, for worse, for richer, for poorer, in sickness and in health, to love and cherish always." While every bride and groom truly...

Buying Your Dream Home…or Starter Home

Buying Your Dream Home…or Starter Home

Buying Your Dream Home…or Starter HomeAs home values continue to rise in this sellers' market, it's no secret that buyers need to act quickly if they want a chance to purchase their desired home. If you're considering purchasing a home now or sometime in the future,...

To Incorporate or Not Incorporate–That Is the Question

To Incorporate or Not Incorporate–That Is the Question

To Incorporate or Not Incorporate – That Is the QuestionAs we end the celebration of Women's History Month, we wanted to focus some attention on the female entrepreneurs of our community, specifically those who are just starting their businesses. Start by answering...

New 2022 Laws Families Need to Know

New 2022 Laws Families Need to Know

New 2022 Laws Families Need to KnowWith every new year comes new laws and changes to existing statutes and processes, some of which could directly impact you and your family. Effective January 1, 2022, here are a few legal changes that we think families should know:...

Holiday Fun for Chicagoland Families

Holiday Fun for Chicagoland Families

Holiday Fun for Chicagoland FamiliesAs a family law practice, it isn’t surprising to discover that we value quality time with our families.  Entering this first full week of December, with packed calendars of parties and family get-togethers, we hope you and your...

Is There Such a Thing as an Amicable Divorce?

Is There Such a Thing as an Amicable Divorce?

Is There Such a Thing as an Amicable Divorce?Amicable divorce: oxymoron or opportunity? Amicable divorces are possible. However, an amicable divorce does not mean that both parties will get exactly what they want or that partners will be best friends in the end....

What to Do When a Loved One Passes Away

What to Do When a Loved One Passes Away

What to Do When a Loved One Passes AwayWhen a loved one passes, it is often difficult to know what steps to take and in what order. Already filled with grief, an individual does not need to make the process any more painful than it already is. There are a few...

What Is Collaborative Divorce and Mediation?

What Is Collaborative Divorce and Mediation?

What Is Collaborative Divorce and Mediation? A recent estimate for a typical litigated divorce for both parties is $ 73,550. [1] This, coupled with the emotional process of litigating a divorce, has been driving parties and policymakers to find alternative...

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