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illinois divorce property division lawyerSpouses are frequently court ordered out of their own homes during a divorce because of some act of violence or threat of violence.

Simple as it sounds it may be irresistible for some Not to touch their soon-to-be ex spouse without their consent while they're still living together And a divorce is about to be or has been filed.

Violence means any touching of your  spouse without their consent. Physical contact includes  hitting, pushing, shoving, or even attempts to kiss or make love without the consent of your spouse. Likewise No threats to do any of the above are allowed.

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"After my divorce, my ex-husband didn't give me a deed to our house in Illinois as he was ordered to do in our Judgment for Dissolution of Marriage. I can't find him now to have him sign the deed. What do I do?"

All is not lost, if you received the house as part of your divorce settlement, Marital Settlement Agreement, or Judgment for Dissolution of Marriage you should take two immediate steps.

1. Record your divorce judgment commonly called your Judgment for Dissolution of Marriage with the Recorder of Deeds in the Illinois County where the house is located. This should be done so that if a judgment creditor attaches a lien to the property that creditor will have notice of your superior rights to the property. It will also stop your former husband from easily selling his interest in the house to a new purchaser.

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Divorce is usually left for heated arguments that just cannot be resolved. For conflict that is too hard to work through. But for a loophole in a new Chinese law?

ChristineThe past week divorce registration in China’s big cities such as Shanghai, Nanjing, and Wuhan, have increased greatly. Being asked why, the majority of the responses are due to wanting to move through the loophole of a new tax property law. These fake registrations are a new tactic of Chinese couples to avoid having one of their two homes be classified as a second home that would put them at a 20 percent capital gains tax if sold and married. After the divorce and the sale of the home(s), the couple can claim to be remarried after another filing.

China is trying its hardest to stop its property boom. The Chinese have very limited ways to invest with good returns. Artificially low yields on savings accounts make it ridiculous to invest in the general bank arena. Stock market is another story and is so hard to access to the general public. Real estate is just the easiest and most accessible way to invest in China. However, the government still tries to stop the investment and what banks can do to help and lend. Though people are not seeking to end their marriages, drastic measures are in place for some so they can earn money on markets such as real estate. Being a non-democratic system makes it hard for the Chinese to be able to look out for the future.

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