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Divorce Law in Illinois

Granholm & Gynac family law attorney’s have put together this list of things you should know about divorce law in Illinois. Illinois Is Now “No-Fault” If you’re looking for a fault to give you more leverage during a divorce, you’ll…
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Uncontested divorce

Divorce doesn’t always have to be a messy battle. Every now and then, an uncontested divorce — a clean separation with total agreement on both sides — occurs. For example, a marriage can end on friendly terms, leading to lack…
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Mediation….give it a chance

Clients often ask how this process actually operates. While explaining how the mediation process should proceed and discussing all obligations and responsibilities, the attorney’s aim is to maintain a neutral position. All sides are encouraged to start by providing a…
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Do I get a divorce or an annulment

The difference between annulment and divorce is that an annulment erases a marriage, whereas a divorce ends it. A marriage that can be proven invalid can be annulled. For a valid marriage, a legal divorce is necessary. There are fewer…
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Do I need a prenup?

Prenups are often useful when people marry later in life, perhaps not for the first time, and are already carrying significant assets or liabilities. They may already have existing legal obligations from past relationships to consider. Prenups can deal with…
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A few things on divorce you should know

Divorce usually leaves many families stressed and depressed. Many kids of divorced parents have a hard time coming to terms with the outcome of the divorce. Therefore, both parents and the kids must understand divorce in depth. Here are a…
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Child custody hearing

A child custody hearing is a critical legal hearing that should be maneuvered through with utmost care. As a parent, a custody hearing can affect you emotionally, but this shouldn’t affect your actions and decisions. Here are some of the…
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When to get a divorce attorney

It is true divorce can be emotional, tedious, and completely draining. When you’ve decided it’s the path you want to take, taking the battle on your own could make you miss some details, or even prolong the process. Therefore, hiring…
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What is a paternity test

Getting a paternity test

When it comes to custody cases, you can ask for a paternity test if parentage hasn’t been established. This mostly occurs when you want to find out if the individual assumed to be the father of your child is their…
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