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Children’s Mental Health Records In An Illinois Divorce

By Russell Knight | March 26, 2022
Children's Mental Health Records In Illinois

Divorce is especially hard on children. During the course of a custody battle, a parent may want to know their child’s exact mental state in order to argue that the child should spend more time with them and less time…

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Are Divorce Records Public In Illinois?

By Russell Knight | March 24, 2022
Public Records and Divorce In Illinois

No one is proud to get a divorce. People are even less excited to have their personal life described in writing and subsequently filed in a public government building. Are divorce records public and accessible in Illinois? Divorces in Illinois…

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Tracking Devices In An Illinois Divorce

By Russell Knight | December 28, 2021
tracking device in an Illinois divorce

A divorce usually means a complete loss of trust in a spouse…and a lot of unanswered questions. It may be tempting to know where your spouse is at all times in order to answer those questions. The bevy of modern…

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Disclosure Of Mental Health, Drug and Alcohol Abuse In An Illinois Divorce

By Russell Knight | August 28, 2021
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Mental health privacy in an Illinois divorce

People come to see me about divorce and sometimes wonder if they need a divorce or if they can still work on their marriage. I always advise people “Try to work it out. There’s always hope.” In my opinion, the…

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Pseudonyms or “John Doe” Names In An Illinois Divorce

By Russell Knight | August 21, 2021
Anonymous names in an Illinois divorce

Every divorce case in Illinois has a caption. The caption identifies, what county and division the case is in, who the parties are to the divorce and what the case number is. “The party commencing an action shall be called…

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