What Is A Subpoena In An Illinois Divorce Case?

By Russell Knight | August 11, 2020
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Divorce subpoena in Illinois

While most days lawyers are busy begging the court for permission to do this or do that, there are something lawyers can do with great effect and without anyone’s permission.  In Illinois, lawyers can issue subpoenas.  Subpoenas are formal requests…

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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 an Illinois Divorce?

By Russell Knight | January 3, 2017
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Discovery is the process through which attorneys and litigants, prior to a trial, obtain information about the case they are involved in. “The purposes of litigation are best served when each party knows as much about the controversy as is…

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