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Enforcing A Judgment In An Illinois Divorce

By Russell Knight | July 3, 2021
Enforcing Judgments In Illinois

After an Illinois divorce is settled or a trial order is issued, the divorce is not over. Both parties must still comply with the terms of the Judgment for Dissolution of Marriage and the incorporated Marital Settlement Agreement and Allocation…

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What Is A True Up In An Illinois Divorce?

By Russell Knight | August 14, 2020
True Up Illinois Divorce

People’s incomes change after divorce. But, the obligations of child support and maintenance seem written in stone at the moment the divorce is entered.  Of course, both child support and maintenance can be modified with good cause during later years. …

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Enforcing Alimony In Illinois

By Russell Knight | May 22, 2020
Recourse for non-payment of alimony in Illinois

At the end of your divorce you’ll receive a final document that says your spouse must pay you X dollars in maintenance (formerly knowns as alimony) every month.  That final divorce decree will be emblazoned with an Illinois divorce judge’s…

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When Will My Illinois Divorce be Truly Over?

By Russell Knight | September 7, 2018
Cook County Divorce

As you might infer from the question, there is never a time your divorce case can truly be considered “over” or “finished”. Before we go onto why, let’s talk about divorce procedures briefly. Illinois law governs divorces in a section…

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