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As your separation or divorce works through the legal system, you may be exploring a relationship with a new significant other. While the law may not directly deal with dating during divorce, doing so can affect your case in many ways. Dating during divorce is something you should discuss with your lawyer, and determine how exactly your case may be impacted.
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Handling finances in a divorce case is one of the most complex matters to deal with. Financial matters are also some of the most important issues to resolve. Ensuring a secure financial future is a main concern for many divorcing spouses. Dividing marital property, including financial assets and personal property, can be a very tense process. Often, each spouse will have an emotional attachment to an item, which can lead to additional issues during the divorce. To learn more about dividing personal property in a divorce, read the information below, and consider reaching out to one of our …
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Elonis v. United States, a recent Supreme Court case, highlights the growing problem of domestic violence threats made via social media. The defendant, who lived in eastern Pennsylvania, was arrested and convicted for making threatening posts about his estranged wife on social media. According to court reports, he and his wife were going through a messy separation. Prosecutors found multiple posts on Facebook directly threatening the wife with domestic violence. After his arrest for making threats to his wife, in addition to threats aimed at local police, an FBI agent, and an elementary …
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January is National Divorce Month. In DuPage County and Cook County, Illinois, January is the most popular month in which to file for divorce. February and March follow closely behind.
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Getting in divorce in Illinois can be a complicated process, leaving those involved with many questions. If you are curious about divorce in the state, these frequently asked questions about divorce may help you.
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When two people enter a marriage, they become one legal unit. This legal relationship has many lasting effects on both spouses’ separate and joint finances. It may be unpleasant to think what will happen to your assets during a divorce, but this is an important topic to consider. Because there are many complicated financial issues that can arise during a divorce, it is wise to consider signing a premarital or postnuptial agreement.
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