What Are Sanctions In A Chicago, Illinois Divorce?

By Russell Knight | September 5, 2018
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Contempt of court in Chicago

According to the law.com legal dictionary, a sanction is defined as “a financial penalty imposed by a judge on a party or attorney for violation of a court rule, for receiving a special waiver of a rule, or as a…

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What Happens If My Husband Or Wife Lies About Their Assets Or Income in My Chicago, Illinois Divorce

By Russell Knight | September 4, 2018
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Wife lies in divorce in Chicago

Illinois divorce law relies on both parties disclosing all of their assets and income to the other party in order to settle their divorce.  But what happens if one party lies about their assets or income in a Chicago, Illinois…

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What is Discovery in a Chicago, Illinois Divorce Case?

By Russell Knight | January 3, 2017
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What is Discovery? Discovery is the process through which attorneys, prior to a trial, obtain information about a case they will be involved in. They usually do this through such actions as sending and receiving series of questions (called Interrogatories)…

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