Month: April 2019

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Family Law and Immigration: Special Immigrant Juvenile Status Cases

By Russell Knight | April 30, 2019
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Special Immigrant Juvenile Status and Family Law

I am often called on by my fellow lawyers who practice immigration law to enter an order in the family law or domestic relations courts of Cook County.  A family law lawyer can often be the only one to establish…

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Wills, Trusts and Divorce in Illinois

By Russell Knight | April 26, 2019
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estate planning and divorce

Estate planning is making preparations for the transfer of a person’s wealth and assets after his or her death. Typically, this is done by setting up a will or a trust. People set up estate plans to benefit their loved…

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Illinois Divorce With A Child

By Russell Knight | April 17, 2019
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Chicago divorce with children

Divorces are difficult wherever they are. An Illinois divorce with a child or with children is even more difficult.  I often tell clients who have no children or have grown children, “your divorce is automatically 75% easier than the average…

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What Happens To Foreign Property In A Divorce?

By Russell Knight | April 17, 2019
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Overseas property in a divorce

A married couple may be from a foreign country, have a foreign vacation property or have diversified their investment portfolio by buying foreign property.  Property is still property no matter where it is located.  The question is “What happens to…

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