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If I Was Married In Another State Can I Get Divorced In Illinois?

By Russell Knight | May 21, 2020
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Divorce in Illinois after marriage in another state

Yes. You can get divorced in Illinois if you had a valid marriage in another state and either you or your spouse meet the residency requirements for an Illinois divorce to be filed and completed. Marriage In A State Other…

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Common Law Marriage in Illinois

By Russell Knight | March 24, 2019
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In the old days, folks would just get married in a church, jump a broom, or just start living together. Before 1905, people in Illinois did not have run down to the county clerk to register their marriage. Our forefathers…

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My Cook County Marriage Certificate Might Be Invalid. What Do I Do?

By Russell Knight | January 3, 2018
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Bad Marriage Certificate

In Illinois there is a great deal of law as to what makes a marriage valid. 750 ILCS 200 et al. A marriage license must be applied for, a marriage must be solemnized and the marriage license must be recorded…

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