Category Archives: Divorce

If you live in Illinois and are contemplating filing for divorce, or if you are currently going through the process of divorce, you need to know about some recent changes to Illinois laws that deal with spousal maintenance, also known … Continue reading

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For many couples, their pets are their children. Even when children are present in a marriage, the dog, cat, parrot, or pony is an essential part of the family, and separating a pet from its owner can bring as much … Continue reading

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Serving in the military comes with obvious risks; however, not everyone thinks about the risks their relationships may face. The unfortunate truth is that being an enlisted servicemember or an officer means your chances of gettingĀ divorcedĀ are much higher than a … Continue reading

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For couples over 50 who have planned well for retirement, a pension plan, 401(k) account, or a traditional IRA or Roth IRA (Individual Retirement Account) is likely to be the largest asset that will be divided during divorce. The average … Continue reading

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Not long ago, proof of infidelity (adultery) was enough grounds to have a serious impact on how a judge made decisions regarding divorce. A wife who was found cheating may have been denied alimony. A father who cheated may have … Continue reading

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