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Can I Send My Illinois Divorce To Arbitration?

By Russell Knight | September 12, 2021
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Arbitration clause in a prenuptial agreement

Sophisticated business people know that arbitration is much cheaper and simpler than litigation. Therefore, contracts will often include an arbitration clause that will pre-empt litigation by agreement of the parties. Can arbitration be a substitute for divorce court proceedings in…

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Unconscionable Prenuptial Agreements In Illinois

By Russell Knight | January 23, 2021
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Break an Illinois prenup

In the lead up to a marriage there is much thought given to how to build a life together but very little thought as to how those intertwined lives would be unwound if there was a divorce. People entering into…

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What Is A Declaratory Judgment In An Illinois Divorce?

By Russell Knight | August 15, 2020
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Illinois declaratory judgment

If law was easy, anyone could just read the law and say, “this is what this means for my case.” Everyone knows that is NOT how the law works. Instead, two sides who cannot negotiate a resolution to their dispute…

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How Do I Know If My Prenuptial Agreement Will Be Enforced In Chicago, Illinois?

By Russell Knight | September 29, 2018
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Prenup Lawyer

When two people get divorced in Illinois, they follow the procedures of the Illinois Marriage And Dissolution of Marriage Act to determine what will happen to their assets and incomes upon entering the final judgment of dissolution of marriage. In…

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What Is A Pre-Nuptial Agreement in Chicago, Illinois?

By Russell Knight | January 8, 2018
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What is a Prenup?

The term “pre-nup” is part of pop culture’s nomenclature. We hear about it on television, we hear about celebrities and athletes entering into pre-nuptial agreements, and we hear about it in music. However, how does a pre-nuptial or premarital agreement…

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