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3 ways to pay alimony

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In most divorce settlement cases, the matter of alimony is crucial, especially for the financially dependent spouse who could be a stay-at-home dad or mum. The payment serves as compensation for their direct or indirect role in aiding their former spouse to acquire wealth. There are mainly three ways of paying alimony. The first one…
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Why should I consider mediation?

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This is a question we are often asked by clients involved in many different legal situations. These have included divorce, child custody, maintenance, contested wills – and a range of business matters. The simple answer is that mediation can help, in many cases, to avoid protracted and costly litigation. Our family and estate attorney services,…
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Different paths to adoption to know

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After making sure that you’re ready to welcome a new member to your family, it’s time to think about which path to adoption is right for you. One option is to adopt through the child welfare system. These are often children who were abused or neglected by their parents and thus placed under the custody…
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How family attorneys can help with adoption

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Adoption can be a daunting process, but it doesn’t have to be if you are choosing a family attorney experienced in adoption law. A family attorney will guide you in selecting the right type of adoption for your circumstances, whether that’s an agency adoption, independent adoption, open or closed adoption. They can also file any…
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What you need to know about minor child guardianships

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Are you thinking of becoming a guardian to a minor child? If so, here is what you need to know. The court usually approves guardianships for minors You need to be at least 18 years of age and be a US resident to qualify for guardianship Guardianships protect the interests of the minor child. For…
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The versatility of family lawyers

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A family lawyer deals with the legal concerns that often occur in family-related issues and domestic relationships. Divorce, child custody, and support, alimony, division of property, are some of the more common situations where family layers can provide great value and expertise. A variety of other legal and quasi-legal matters and experiences can affect families…
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Division of property

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The division of property after divorce, also known as division of the marital estate, can be a contentious issue. In its basic form, it consists of a court decision regarding the equitable division of the couple’s assets and liabilities. Several issues are typically considered by a judge when determining the fairness of the division of…
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Can I take my child out of state if I have custody?

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There are times when a parent must relocate. They may be moving for work or to care for a sick family member. Whatever the case, They must adhere to Illinois law for child relocation. The Notice If the parent has equal parenting time or majority parenting time, they must comply with the Illinois Relocation law.…
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All about alimony

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Alimony is the court-ordered financial provision for one of the former spouses after a divorce is finalized. Every case is different, and the court decides on the amount, if any, of alimony. Typically, a judge will look at the following factors: How much monthly income each former spouse can reasonably earn. What will each former…
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