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Hinsdale family law attorneys, cheating spouseCan I create a postnuptial agreement to stop my husband from cheating on me? My husband and I have been married for more than 20 years. He's developed a bad habit of finding other women and having affairs with them. I'm sick of that. I don't really want a divorce since I have a big investment in this man and he is the father of my children. What can I do?

Couples now, more frequently than ever, are resorting to a so called "lifestyle clause" to their prenuptial agreement or postnuptial agreement.

These "lifestyle clauses" may include a provision that expressly prohibits your spouse from cheating. Anti-cheating clauses first became popular with celebrities. It has been reported that Justin Timberlake has an infidelity clause in his agreement providing that Jessica Biel will receive $500,000 if Justin cheats between the sheets.

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Hinsdale divorce lawyer, testify in a divorce caseEveryone seems to ask this question when they are going through divorce. First of all, not every case is contested and requires deposition or courtroom testimony. In fact, it is less frequent than you might assume. However, let us say, for the sake of the argument, that you are called to testify in a case, either as a party to the case such as the husband or wife or as a witness to events in the case.

You may be called to testify as a willing witness on your own behalf or as a witness for friend or family.

Assuming that it is a “friendly” request for your testimony—you are called as a friend of the person whose case it is—then you will be examined on direct examination by an attorney who will try to ask you questions which are designed for you to answer in a positive way to help your friend’s case.

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cell phone hurt divorce caseA picture is worth 1,000 words. Keep your private life private. Cell phones and social media can cause you to lose your Illinois divorce or child custody case.

Cellphone Photos: Nothing makes your spouse's divorce lawyer happier than photos of you doing something you shouldn't. Those jelly shots at the bar last Saturday night might seem like a good idea at the time but no take no photos. You and your divorce Judge may have differing ideas about what makes you a good parent.

Status Updates: Status updates on Twitter and Facebook are gold to divorce attorneys and can be used as evidence against you in court. A post about vacationing or spending habits may conflict with the financial status you've presented in court.

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