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IMDMA – Relocation

The New IMDMA: Can I Relocate Once my Allocation Judgment is Entered? The revised Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act (IMDMA) becomes effective on January 1, 2016. One of the major changes to the act centers on whether a

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HRK Prevails on Property Classification

HRK prevails on issue of property classification at First District Appellate Court HRK recently appealed a Judgment obtained at trial at the First District Appellate Court in the matter of In re Marriage of Solomon, 2016 App (1st) 142969-U (an

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The New “Custody”: Filing a Parenting Plan Under the New IMDMA

The New “Custody”: Filing a Parenting Plan Under the New IMDMA The new year signaled many changes to the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act (“IMDMA”). One of the biggest changes in the new act for cases with minor

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Educational Expenses – Overhaul of 750 ILCS 5/513

The overhaul of the divorce act, known as the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act, will affect all areas of the family law, including obligations to support adult children attending post-high school educational facilities, such as college or vocational

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New Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act – What Should You Expect?

Introducing the New Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act: What Should You Expect? The start of a new year will also mark many changes to the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act as well as the Parentage Act. 

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Get the Most Out of Mediation – Be Prepared

If you and your spouse are considering mediation, that shows you prioritize having the ability to resolve your own disputes rather than having a court imposed decision. However, some parties that choose mediation walk away frustrated and disappointed having resolved

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Collaborative Divorce – Resolution Without Litigation

  Collaborative Divorce – Resolution Without Litigation Collaborative Divorce provides an alternative path to traditional litigation for families contemplating divorce. The essence of the Collaborative Divorce process is the shared belief by the parties that it is in their family’s

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How To Select a Divorce Lawyer

Everyone has his or her own unique emotional response to the initiation of a divorce. Whether you are the party seeking the divorce, your spouse is seeking the divorce or the decision is mutual, the end of a marriage causes

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The True Cost of Divorce – Part 1

One of the more common questions we receive upon an initial consultation of a divorce case is, “So what’s this divorce going to cost me?” Of course, there’s no easy answer to that question at first. Often, it can be

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The True Cost of Divorce – Part 2

Other factors to consider Every divorce case has unique aspects to it in terms of the components that can influence how long, how complicated and ultimately how costly the case could become. For example, is this a custody case? Have

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