Month: May 2018

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How Will My Retirement Or My Spouse’s Retirement Effect My Chicago, Illinois Divorce?

By Russell Knight | May 19, 2018
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Divorce law in Illinois is largely written for couples with two working adults who may have children.  Illinois divorce law doesn’t explicitly consider retirement and divorce.  But, many principles can be derived from the statutes and case law so that…

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Do I Have To Pay For My Child’s College If It’s Bad School After A Chicago, Illinois Divorce?

By Russell Knight | May 9, 2018
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After an Illinois divorce, your obligation to pay child support ends when a child has turned 18 or graduated high school (whichever comes last) but you are still obligated to contribute to your child’s college education.  But what if your…

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How Do I Seal My Chicago, Illinois Divorce Court File?

By Russell Knight | May 2, 2018
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Did you know that all of the filings in your Chicago, Illinois, divorce are accessible to the public? How do you keep your divorce file private? It’s called sealing your divorce file. In Cook County, Illinois, (which includes Chicago) you…

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In Chicago, Illinois, Can I Make An Out Of Court Deal With My Ex?

By Russell Knight | May 1, 2018
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In Chicago, Illinois, the general rule is that courts have the exclusive authority to modify child support and are not bound by the parties’ agreements concerning child support. Blisset v. Blisset, 123 Ill. 2d 161, 167 (1988). In Blisset, Illinois’…

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