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What Is A Motion To Vacate In An Illinois Divorce?

By Russell Knight | October 2, 2021
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Throw out court order

Illinois courts make decisions. Someone is always going to be displeased with a court’s decision. There are multiple ways to make your displeasure known with a court. You can file a motion to reconsider to tell the judge they made…

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Motion To Strike In An Illinois Divorce

By Russell Knight | July 22, 2021
Motion To Dismiss in an Illinois Divorce

Mirriam-Webster’s Dictionary defines “bullshit” as “nonsense; foolish insolent talk.” In an Illinois divorce, it is very likely that you’ll receive some document that is nonsense and full of foolish insolent talk. When you get this document, you will say “this…

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Argumentative Questions In An Illinois Divorce

By Russell Knight | June 27, 2021
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Objection argumentative

Divorce is not pleasant. Divorce requires you to disclose your entire financial life and have your ability and even right to be a parent questioned. Worst of all, you can be directly confronted about your personal foibles and failings by…

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Motions In Limine In An Illinois Divorce Case

By Russell Knight | June 27, 2021
Motion In Limine

“In Limine” is a latin term for “on or at the threshold; at the very beginning; preliminarily.” Specifically, in an Illinois divorce, a motion in limine is a motion made before trial. Trial is where evidence is offered to the…

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How Do I File An Emergency Motion in Chicago, Illinois?

By Russell Knight | January 6, 2019
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Divorce emergency motion

Divorce and paternity cases seem to have a lot of emergencies that require the attention of the court, especially in Chicago, Illinois. So, How do you file an emergency motion in Chicago, Illinois? What Is A Motion? Typically, if two…

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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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