Child Representative in Chicago, Illinois

What Is A Guardian Ad Litem Or Child Representative in Chicago, Illinois?

Before you walk into a Cook County Domestic Relations Courtroom you will see a list outside the courtroom.  That list will have your name, your spouse’s name, and the names of a hundred other people that the judge will address that day. Your divorce or paternity case is your entire life! How is the judge…

power of attorney divorce in Chicago, Illinois

Can My Spouse Make Medical Decisions For Me If We’re Getting Divorced In Chicago, Illinois?

Yes.  If you’re spouse has not yet divorced you, you have no health care power of attorney, and you are not conscious, your spouse can make medical decisions on your behalf. Understandably, this is disturbing at best and terrifying at worst.  Let’s go through the steps you’d have to take to make sure this doesn’t…