What’s the Difference Between a Divorce and an Annulment in Illinois?
There is a common misconception floating around that an annulment is simply a “quickie” divorce option that exists for couples who decide to split up shortly after their wedding. However, this is not true. Legally speaking there is a big difference between a divorce and an annulment. While both a divorce and an annulment is […] Read More
How to Establish Paternity in Illinois
When a couple marries and has children, but later decides to obtain a divorce, they must agree to abide by a court-approved child custody agreement. While couples who were never married, but are still going through the process of separation do not have to obtain a divorce, they must also comply with a custody order. […] Read More
In an effort to avoid the contention and drain on financial resources that many divorces entail, some couples attempt to resolve marital dissolution issues through collaborative divorce. The collaborative divorce process encourages couples to work together in an out-of-court setting to come to agreements regarding divorce-related issues, such as property division, child custody, child support, […] Read More
Does Child Support Cover College Tuition?
In Illinois, parents are obligated to provide financially for their children. This is true even after a divorce, when one or both of the parties will be required to pay child support. While many people believe that the obligation to pay child support automatically terminates when a minor reaches the age of 18 years old, […] Read More
Am I Eligible for a Simplified Divorce?
Divorce proceedings are notorious for being costly, time-consuming, and in some cases, contentious. Fortunately, in Illinois eligible couples can file for a simplified divorce, which allows the parties to avoid some of the more frustrating procedural hurdles of dissolving a marriage. To learn more about whether you qualify for a simplified dissolution, please contact an […] Read More