Category Archives: Family Law

When you prepare for marriage, you will likely focus on things like where the wedding will be, what kind of flowers you need to order, and which people you are planning to invite. The possibility of your marriage coming to … Continue reading

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Premarital agreements are often associated with the wealthy. The cliche goes as follows: A young, attractive woman weds an older, wealthy man who insists on signing a premarital agreement in order for the marriage to occur so that he does … Continue reading

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Millions of women, and men as well, are trapped in a cycle of domestic violence that keeps them from leaving their abusive partner. According to the Domestic Violence Round Table, the cycle consists of three phases: the tension building phase, the acute … Continue reading

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Many parents and grandparents are not familiar with the term grandparents’ rights until a disagreement arises between the parents and grandparents, or one of the parents dies and the grandparents’ relationship with their grandchildren is discontinued. When the grandparents no longer … Continue reading

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The Illinois Domestic Violence Act legally defines abuse and the relief that an order of protection can offer an abuse victim and his or her family. Orders of protection often arise in the context of a divorce or other family … Continue reading

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