What is a prenup

3 reasons pre-nuptials are becoming more popular

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Thinking of consulting with a family attorney for a prenup but worried about the stigma? Don’t fret, prenuptial agreements are becoming more popular, especially among millennials. Why is this? Millennials tend to marry later in life. Marrying older means they have had more time to acquire assets and build wealth. Fear of divorce. Many millennials…
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What is a ‘No Stalking Order’?

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Technically, standard Orders of Protection are only for situations involving blood relatives, family, or household scenarios. So, how can legal protection be provided when a person believes they are being harassed by others, such as co-workers, neighbors, or even strangers? This is where No Stalking Orders (commonly known as Restraining Orders) can be obtained by…
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3 reasons why you need a postnuptial agreement

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A postnuptial agreement is a contract drafted during marriage to sort out complicated assets, income, finances, and future plans concerning children. Although postnups are less common, they’re vital in allowing couples to communicate effectively on important marital and financial decisions. Here are three reasons why you need a post-nuptial agreement. To avoid joint liability for…
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What is a paternity test

What is a Voluntary Acknowledgement of Paternity?

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Also known as a VAP, it’s a way to legally substantiate your relationship as the biological father of your child. This is important because in Illinois law, if the child’s parents were not married at the time of birth, then legal steps must be taken to establish your paternity – and have your name inserted…
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